Herb, Globe Basil

Catalog #0809

(Ocimum basilicum) (aka Greek Basil) Forms a perfect 12-18" globe bush with very small, thin leaves. Intense sweet basil scent with spicy flavor, slow to go to seed. Ideal for pots or as borders in gardens. Very uniform strain. Annual.
1/8" Deep
5-30 Days
4-6" Apart
Full Sun
Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil.

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