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Basil Bosham - NEW TO KINGS
A robust, upright basil with compact mid green flat leaves with a slightly curled edge. Ideal for growing in pots all year round on Windowsills.
Product Part Number: 80274
When to sow
When to Sow Bosham Basil Seeds
All Year round
May to June
All year round
Where to Sow
Sow seeds 0.5cm (¼") deep, in small trays of compost and lightly cover the seeds with a sprinkling of compost, and place at a temperature of 15-20°C . Alternatively sow direct outside in April and May into shallow seed drills.
What to do next
Prick out seedlings individually to 7cm (3") pots, once large enough to handle. Grow on in cooler conditions , then gradually harden off plants in a cold frame before planting out after risk of frost has passed. Transplant to final positions 30cm (12in) apart or into larger containers, or grow a few in pots on a light windowsill all year round.
Direct sown seedlings can be thinned to 15-30cm (6-12in) apart and harvested as required.
Should be added to cooked dishes only minutes before use to retain the strength of flavour.