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Classic Italian Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Organic Seed
Organic Italian Basil Seeds
The most popular variety of basil with a strong scent. Used in many Italian dishes such as pasta sauces and salads, especially with tomato. Combines well with garlic.
Height: 45cm (18")
Half Hardy Annual
Seeds by Suffolk Herbs
Product Part Number: OH00110
When to sow
How to Sow Italian Basil Seeds
Sow in soilless compost in trays or small pots from April. Cover with glass and maintain at 25oC until germination takes place. Prick off into small pots when large enough to handle and reduce temperature to 20oC. May be planted outside but not before mid-June.
Sow outside after mid-June. (Outside sowing is not advised in the North). Grow in a rich soil and water at midday when hot to allow the soii to dry before the evening.