The Living Seed Company - This aromatic and tender herb is one of the most common herbs worldwide. Commonly used in Asian and Italian cookery, sweet basil's fragrance is something you want in your garden. Grows great in containers and directly seeded. Enjoying full sun, this delicious annual is a prolific plant growing to 18" - 24". Be sure to enjoy its harvest before it begins to get cold, it is very sensitive to cold weather.
Plants will grow to 18-24 inches
Sweet, fragrant leaves
Instructions - 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.
Sow 1/8" deep
Germination 5-30 days
Thin to 4-6" apart
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