Description

Features

  • Annual
  • Superbly Aromatic
  • Quick and easy to grow

How to grow

Position

Full sun or part shade

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed RaisingMix, firm down and keep moist. Thin seedlings to 20cm apart. Canbe grown indoors in pots in well-lit areas.

Care

Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil. Water regularly. Frequentpicking ensures a continuous supply.

Hint

Great companion plant for tomatoes, cucumbers and corn. Can beused to flavour bruschetta, pasta and salads. Mature plants can becut and dried for winter use.


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