Sweet Basil’s pungent leaves are delicious in tomato, cheese, egg, and fish dishes. Pick anytime for fresh use and pinch tops when 15 cm (6") tall to encourage branching. This annual herb is sensitive to frost and can be planted indoors.
Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum
Seed Type: Heirloom
Product Weight: 1 gram / approximately 650-675 seeds
Plant Type: Herb
Flavor: Slighty sweet aromatic flavor
Days to Harvest: 85 days
Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days
Seed Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8")
Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")
Plant Spacing: 30 cm (12")
Growing Height: 30-60 cm (12-24")
Best Container Size: 12"+
Planting Instructions: Plant direct or start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Start seeds anytime for indoor use.