Abundant bunches of deep purple leaves with a rich fragrance. This annual herb looks attractive and has a sweet, spicy flavour that complements many dishes.
Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist. Thin seedlings to 20cm apart. Can be grown indoors in pots in well-lit areas.
Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. Water regularly. Frequent picking ensures a continuous supply. If grown outdoors protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem Snail & Slug Pellets.
Great companion plant for tomatoes, cucumbers and corn. Can be used to flavour bruschetta, pasta and salads. Mature plants in bloom can be cut and dried for winter use.
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
|Botanical name||Ocimum basilicum|
|Suitable for||Pots and garden beds|