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BASIL Red Boza

Ocimum basilicum

Stock: Available

Product Code: V 331

$3.99

Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: 100

A beautiful addition to any herb garden with its deep bluish purple foliage and pink flowers; it is also high in volatile oils, responsible for the heady aroma and strong flavour so essential to cooking. Pick the leaves and use fresh or dried in tomato dishes, pasta sauces, vegetables, and soups. You can also use basil in the garden as a companion plant to repel aphids, mites, and tomato hornworms.

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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