Herbs

Basil 'Gourmet Mix'

An attractive culinary collection of Basil varieties including Thai Basil, Lemon Basil, Cinnamon Basil and Purple Basil for colour. Great for potager gardens and pots.

Position

Full sun.

Sow

Direct into the garden or in pots. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist. Thin out to 20cm apart.

Care

Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil. Water regularly. Frequent picking ensures continuous supply and keeps the plants bushy. Can also be grown indoors in pots. Protect from snails with Yates Blitzem. Remove flower stems to prolong the life of the plant. Mature plants can be cut and dried for winter use.