Basil, Sweet Organic Seeds

Ocimum basilicum

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Basil, Sweet Organic Seeds

Ocimum basilicum

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Our Organic Sweet Basil seeds will grow into herb plants with leaves that have a spicy flavor!

Use Sweet Basil leaves to make green salads, tomato and cheese dishes, soups, and omelets extra delicious.

This herb is a great way to impart flavor and nutrition to your favorite dishes.

This entire plant has a very pleasing aroma, and it's a great companion for growing with tomato plants. Its hardy nature helps it withstand everyday garden conditions.

Sku: 1330

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Basil

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Good For Pollinators

Good For Pollinators

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

5 - 10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

85 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Height

Growing Height:

4 - 36"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Average (1 - 2 in / week)

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Characteristics: Pet Friendly

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

Fill Weight (grams): 0.175

Flavor: Sweet and spicy flavor.

Preparation Ideas: Use in salads, tomato & cheese dishes, soups and omelets!

Plant Type: Herb

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Approximate Seed Count: 90 - 110

Landscape Use: Edible Garden

Disease Resistance: Deer Resistance|Rabbit Resistance

Growing Season(s): Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Start seeds indoors near a sunny window 6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. Or, so in the garden in full sun when the danger of frost is over and the ground is wwarm. Performs best in rows 2 feet apart. Thin if planted outdoors, or transplant if started indoors to 1 plant every 10 inches when plants are a few inches tall.

Planting Depth: 0.25"

Seed Spacing: 10"

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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Remove flower buds to encourage leaf growth. Begin harvesting all but 2-3 leaves at the base of each branch before flowers bloomo. Preserve leaves by drying or freezing.

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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