Sweet Basil Seeds
Grow year-round basil at home - even right in your kitchen! Approx. 1,000 seeds/packet.
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.
- 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