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BASIL Crimson King

Ocimum basilicum

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SKU Code: V747.

Family: Lamiaceae
Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: Approx 100

A Genovese-type variety of basil with purple leaf that is strongly scented with a spicy clove, aniseed aroma. A great variety for cooking, topping and in fresh salad dishes.

Bred in the UK it is a more vigorous grower and a stronger colour than other purple varieties of basil.

A generous producer, with a good branching habits on plants to 45cm in height that can be grown in the herb garden or flower garden for added colour and compact enough for growing in containers.

Grow notes:

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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