Basil - sweet

Ocimum basilicum

The flavour we know so well, basil with its aromatic leaves is used extensively in many culinary dishes. A very tender herb, it grows well on sunny windowsills. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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  • Many culinary uses
  • Useful fly deterrent
  • Aromatic leaves
  • Grows well inside

Introduced form the East in the sixteenth century, the sweet pungent flavour of basil has been popular ever since as a culinary herb and needs to be used fresh as the dried herb is not comparable in flavour. There are many varieties of basil but this is the most common used type which grows well in a pot.

Plant Care

  • Height: 30 - 60 cm
  • Type: Tender
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flowering period: July - October



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