Herbs

Sweet Basil

The herb that inspires the chef to creative cuisine! An annual with a sweet, spicy flavour that complements cooking.

Position

Full sun.

Sow

Direct. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist. Thin out to 20cm apart. Can be grown indoors in pots in well-lit areas.

Care

Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil. Water regularly. Frequent picking ensures a continuous supply. Will grow well indoors in pots. Mature plants in bloom can be cut and dried for winter use. If grown outdoors protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.