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Product Description
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Sweet Basil’s pungent leaves are delicious in tomato, cheese, egg, and fish dishes. Pick anytime for fresh use and pinch tops when 15 cm (6") tall to encourage branching. This annual herb is sensitive to frost and can be planted indoors.

Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum

Seed Type: Heirloom

Online Code: 101331

Product Weight: 1 gram / approximately 650-675 seeds

Plant Type: Herb

Flavor: Slighty sweet aromatic flavor

Days to Harvest: 85 days

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Plant Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Growing Height: 30-60 cm (12-24")

Best Container Size: 12"+

Planting Instructions: Plant direct or start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Start seeds anytime for indoor use.

Suggestions: Dry quickly to retain flavor.

Preparation Ideas: Always add it just before serving to cooked dishes as its flavor diminishes with cooking.