Common Name: Basil
Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Suitable for growing in containers
|Hardiness: Half-Hardy||Height: 0.55 m (55 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 0.30 m (30 cm)|
|Foliage Colour: Green|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Sow Depth: 0.5 cm
Harvest: June to October
Months to Sow Inside: February to April
Months to Sow Ouside: March to July
Months to Plant Outside: April & May
Classic Italian basil from Genoa with bright green intensely perfumed leaves which can be used to make pesto and many other culinary uses. Easy to grow and ideal for growing in containers.
Thin plants to 10cm apart from April to August (if sown outside.