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Basil Leaf Italian Broad - Herb Seeds

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Description

Basil Leaf Italian Broad - Seeds
Is a member of the mint family.
1 packet contains - 50 seeds.

Basils are loaded with volatile oils, responsible for the heady aroma and strong flavour so essential to cooking. The composition of oils varies greatly in different basil types, thus accounting for the wide range of scents available.

Large Leaf Italian basil is regarded as the essential variety for true Neapolitan cuisine, especially pesto.Pick the extra large leaves and use fresh or dried in tomato dishes, pasta sauces, vegetables and soups. You can also use basil in the garden as a companion plant to repel aphids, mites, and tomato horn-worms.

Seeds Specifications

Seeds per Packet 50
Common Name Scientific Name: Occimomum BasilicumBasil, Thai basil, sweet basil
Height 18 to 24 inches high and 12 to 15 inches wide.
Bloom Time Year round
Difficulty Level Easy

Planting and care

  • Although basil is relatively trouble-free, it is susceptible to certain pests and diseases that can cause yellowish leaves on basil plants
  • Basil picked for use in the kitchen is best held in a glass of water at room temperature
  • Putting basil in the refrigerator results in discolored and unattractive leaves

Basil Leaf Italian Broad care

  • Genovese grows as an Annual and is a Herb
  • Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year
  • Genovese is known for growing with a forb-like habit to a height of approximately 45
  • 0 cm (that s 1
  • 46 feet in imperial)
  • Italy is believed to be where Genovese originates from
  • Genovese Basil is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year
  • Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant
Sunlight Full sun
Watering water moderately
Soil Moist, well-drained soil.
Temperature 60F - 90F
Fertilizer Basil needs little organic Fertilizer should be added to the soil before planting.
Harvest Season
  • Limited harvesting of the leaves can start on young plants and as they get larger, individual leaves as well as tips of the plants can be harvested.
  • Pinching the tips of stems encourages a bushy plant and more leaf growth resulting in a round plant full of aromatic basil. Basil flower buds should be removed by pinching as soon as you see them form.
  • Leaving them on the plant will affect the flavour of the leaves.
  • Basil Leaf Italian Broad special feature

  • Cultivated in gardens for culinary use.
  • White, tubular flowers in interrupted spikes.
  • broad oval-shaped leaves in pai

    Basil Leaf Italian Broad uses

    Medicinal Use:

    • Healing: Sharpen memory, use as a nerve tonic, and remove phlegm from your bronchial tubes
    • Repeat up to once an hour
    • Leaves can strengthen the stomach and induce perfuse sweating
    • The seeds can be used to rid the body of excess mucus
    • Fevers: Basil leaves are used for quenching fevers, especially those related to malaria and other infectious, eruptive fevers common to tropical areas
    • Boiling leaves with some cardamom in about two quarts of water, then mixed with sugar and milk, brings down temperature
    • An extract of basil leaves in fre