Sweet Basil - Packet

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$2.50
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SKU
DL013836
Basil is the herb everyone loves, and Sweet Basil is the variety everyone knows. A must-have in any garden, it's so easy to grow and so amazing at adding flavor and fragrance to...well...everything! Plant outside in your garden, or inside in containers. Use fresh or dried. Pick whenever. Yep...it's that awesome. 60-90 days.
Plant Information
From soups to salads, pizzas to pastas, burgers to bagels, and oh-so much more, Sweet Basil really is the best when it comes to making just about everything more flavorful or fancy. Used as a garnish or direct ingredient, Sweet Basil is often referred to by chefs as "the king of herbs." That's because long ago it was preferred by English royalty, not only for culinary uses but for medicinal and cosmetic purposes as well. Sweet Basil is a member of the mint family and is incredibly easy to grow, but it does love the heat of summer so be patient while it waits to sprout. Once it does, its leaves can be picked and used at any time and can also be frozen for use year-round.
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SKU
DL013836
Ships To Canada
Yes
Ships As
Seed
Planting Depth
1/4-1/2 inch
Item Package Size
Packet
Space After Thinning
6-10 inches
Row Spacing
18-24 inches
Seed Life Cycle
Annuals
Days To Maturity
60-90
Days To Germinate
5-10 days
How To Grow
0
Botanical Name
Ocimum basilicum
Advantages
Good for Containers
Additional Information
Introduced in 1890s
Seed Spacing
10-18 inches
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