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BASIL Red Italian - OCIMUM basilicum


Stock: Out Of Stock

SKU Code: V 156

Family: Lamiaceae
Characteristics: Annual culinary herb
Seed per packet: Approx. 100
Seed per gram: Approx. 650

Attractive Italian heirloom basil that grows up to 32cm in height and has large medium rich red leaves from 2 to 4 cm long.
Similar to Genovese but with a stronger aroma and flavour. Slow to bolt

Adds colour to herb gardens and flower beds of containers.

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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