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BASIL Marian - OCIMUM basilicum

Genovese Pot Variety

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 822


Family: Lamiaceae
Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: Approx. 200
Seed per gram: Approx. 600

Uniform compact Genovese type pot variety of basil with medium-sized dark green leaves and a mild, sweet flavor and aroma. 

Improved cold tolerance and strong tip burn resistance. Good for packaging.
Ideal for growing in pots and containers. Slow to bolt.

A must to have in the kitchen where it compliments many different cuisines Wonderfully. 
Culinary uses include but are not limited to Pesto, tomatoes, soups, vegetables, seafood, meat, poultry, eggs, rice, tea and cheese.

 Easy to look after, slow bolting and great to grow in pots or containers.

The flavour of basil is reduced when flowers appear, pinch out the buds to encourage new leaf growth. 

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
Spring to early autumn

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

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

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