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BASIL Blue Spice

Ocimum basilicum

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$3.50

Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: 100

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This new basil has a spicy fragrance with a vanilla, fruity fragrance overtone.

Use this basil with any of your dishes requiring a sweet basil flavour such as chicken and fruit dishes, marinades, dressings and dips.

It also has ornamental qualities, the flowers are light purple with deep purple bracts.

Adaptable to most well-drained soil in a protected sunny position with an adequate amount of water.

Tropical: Spring-summer-autumn
Temperate: Spring to early autumn
Cold:
Spring to early autumn

Sow: 3mm deep
Best sown direct in growing position, thin to 20cm apart

Plant space: 20cm
Row Space:
20cm
Germination:
6-10 days
Maturity:
6 weeks

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