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BASIL Persian Anise

Ocimum basilicum

Stock: Available

$3.50  Sale $3.40

Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: 100

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Anise Basil is originally from Persia, it has a decorative purple flush to its foliage and light pink flower spikes. The flavour and aroma are anise or liquorice like. Useful basil for cooking, especially Italian and Thai dishes.

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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