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BASIL Piccolino - OCIMUM basilicum

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 627


Family: Lamiaceae
Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: Approx. 250
Seed per gram:  Approx. 950

A small compact variety of basil with an excellent strong aroma makes it useful in fresh salads or making pesto. Dried leaves are also an excellent addition to almost any dish. Basil is rich in vitamin K and beta carotene and natural anti-inflammatory ingredients.
Its dense form with numerous little green leaves makes it ideal for pots and balcony planters.

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, 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 growing position, thin to 20cm apart

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

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