Attractive plant with olive green foliage and purple stems. Leaves have a sweet cinnamon scent. The attractive plants can be used as ornamentals in the garden.
Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix,firm down and keep moist.
Grow in sun or semi-shade. Enrich soil withorganic fertiliser (such as Yates Blood & Boneor Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food) before planting. Feed plantsregularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protectplants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.
Frequent picking ensures continuous supply. Leaves can be dried for later use, or wrap sprigs in baking paper and plastic before freezing.
Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED
|Position||Full sun or part shade|
|Plant space||20cm or in pots|
|Maturity||8 weeks to Maturity|
|Botanical name||Ocimum basilicum|
|Suitable for||Pots and garden beds|