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The extra large leaves of the Mammoth Basil plant will provide a great flavor for all of your pesto sauces or in a salad. Very aromatic foliage on plants that can be easily grown in containers or in an herb garden.
Similar to sweet basil, but not as strong
The sweet taste and large leaves make it ideal for sandwiches and sauces
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Start indoors near a sunny window 6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. Or, sow in the garden in full sun when frost danger is over and ground is warm. Thin or transplant plants to 10 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall.
Makes an attractive border plant. Delicious in green salads, tomato and cheese dishes and omeletes.
Basil Sweet has a pleasing aroma, delicious taste, and is a great companion for tomato plants.
Sow Easy seeds are pelleted with an all-natural coating made from a mix of clay, perlite, and FDA-approved food coloring. This coating adds some bulk to small seeds and stands out in the soil, making direct sowing and accurate spacing easier than ever. However, the coating does add a few days to the germination time when compared to uncoated seed.
Sweet and spicy flavor
Perfect for your morning omelette, or any salads or soups you have during the day
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200 Pelleted Seeds
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Start indoors near a sunny window 6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. Or, sow in the garden in full sun when frost danger is over and ground is warm. Performs best in rows 2 feet apart. Thin or transplant plants to 10 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall.
Remove flower buds to encourage leaf growth. Begin harvesting all but 2 or 3 leaves at the base of each branch before flowers bloom. Preserve leaves by drying or freezing.