Basil - Italian Large Leaf

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This world famous herb takes to 75 days to fully mature. Basil was very common to the old world with a sweeter taste and leaves that grow up to 4 inches long. It has become just as common in the new world in a variety of dishes. The foliage has a deep medium green hue with occasional pink blossoms.

Italian Large Leaf Basil Herb Garden Seed

Ocimum basilicum

Italian Large Leaf Basil is an easy herb to grow. It thrives either in the traditional outdoor gardens and urban gardens, or indoor planting containers and hanging baskets. Allow the herb to recieve lots of sunlight and warm air. The lemony-sweet scent of basil is unattractive to aphids, mites, and hornworms, keeping them away from your other herbs and plants.

  • Height - 2 to 3 feet
  • Spacing - 4 to 8 inches
  • Spread - 12 to 15 inches
  • Depth - 1/2 inch

Use in anything containing tomatoes or tomato sauce, also for meats, fish and vegetables. Easy to grow.

Approx. 20,000 seeds/oz.

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