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Basil - Sweet

Basil - Sweet

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The pungent leaves of basil are delicious in tomato, cheese, egg and fish dishes. Remove the weakest plants. Water regularly. To stimulate branching, pinch off stem ends when they reach 6" (15cm) tall. Can be picked anytime for fresh use. Dry quickly to lock in flavor. Can be planted indoors Annual.


Flavor : Slightly sweet aromatic flavor

Preparation ideas : Always add it just before serving to cooked dishes, as its flavor diminishes with cooking.

Seed Type : Heirloom

Latin name : Ocimum basilicum

Plant directly outdoors or sow indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Can be planted indoors for year-round use.

Seeding depth: 3mm (1/8")

Space between plants: 30cm (12")

Space between rows: 30cm (12")

Dry quickly to lock in flavor

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