Description

Features

  • Annual
  • Superbly aromatic
  • Easy to grow

Seed Count
375

How to grow

Position

Full sun

How

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

Care

Prefers full sun and good drainage. Water regularly. Can also be grown indoors in pots. Frequent picking ensures continuous supply and keeps the plants bushy. Feed plants regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Protect plants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Great companion plant for tomatoes, cucumbers and corn. Mature plants can be cut and dried for winter use. Great for bruschetta, pasta and salads.


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