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BASIL Napoletano

Ocimum basilicum

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Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: 100

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Basil Napoletano is one of the best basils available for eating fresh. The tender leaves are mild, sweet and tender in flavour. There is nothing quite like the smell of Napoletano basil. Napoletano has a wider, more crinkled leaf than most basils with is very fragrant and one of the best varieties for eating fresh or making pesto.

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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