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Organic Basil Sweet

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The leaves of Sweet Basil have a spicy flavor which makes green salads, tomato and cheese dishes, soups, and omelettes extra delicious. The entire plant has a very pleasing aroma. It is a good companion for tomato plants.

Flavor: Spicy

Preparation Ideas: Salads, tomato and cheese dishes, soups, omelettes

Plant Type: Herb

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 5-10 Days

Days to Maturity: 85 Days

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 10"

Growing Height: 18-24"

Best Container Size: 12"+

Instructions: 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.

Suggestions: 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.

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