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Sweet Basil Seeds

$4.95

Grow year-round basil at home - even right in your kitchen! Approx. 600-700 seeds/packet.

Description:

The classic culinary basil, sweet basil is a mainstay of any herb garden. It's a familiar flavor from a variety of cuisines but is best known for its role in Neapolitan dishes - think margherita pizza. A great starter plant for new aquaponic gardeners, it grows easily and rapidly from seed and its vibrant leaves and sweet, spicy fragrance make it instantly recognizable.

Plant Information:

  • Germination: 7-14 days.
  • Harvesting: 80-90 days to harvest. Cut stem just before flowers open, strip leaves and use fresh, or dry on tray in dark, airy place.
  • 12 in. spacing, 12-18 in. height
  • Light requirements: medium-high
  • Nitrogen requirements: medium