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Sweet Basil Bon Classic - Seeds

Sweet Basil Bon Classic - Seeds
1 packet contains - 50 seeds. This herb is known around the world for its wonderful fragrance and flavor.
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Description for Sweet Basil Bon Classic

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

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.

Common name(s): Sweet basil
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Year round
Max reacahble height: Up to 24 inches
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Planting should be start after last spring frost. Basil seeds are usually surface sown but can tolerate little bit of soil cover. Sow the seeds on a moist potting mix and barely cover it with soil or peat. They should germinate in a weeks time. Transplant them when they have 2 to 3 true leaves. Plant Basil plants 8 to 10 inches apart

Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Soil: Moist, well-drained soil
Water: Moderate
Temperature: 18 to 28 degrees C
Fertilizer: Basil needs little organic Fertilizer, should be added to the soil before planting.

Caring for Sweet Basil Bon Classic

  • Pinch or prune basil plants as they grow to promote branching and bushiness.
  • Never cut into the woody parts of a stem.
  • Basil flower buds should be removed by pinching as soon as you see them form.

Harvesting

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.

Typical uses of Sweet Basil Bon Classic

Special features: Flavor

Culinary use: It is used to flavor soups, stews, tomato dishes, meat, game, fish, egg dishes, herb butters and herb vinegar.

Ornamental use: It can be planted for an ornamental use.

Medicinal use: It has many medicinal properties.

References

  • http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-136820
  • https://bonnieplants.com/product/sweet-basil/
  • http://www.grow-it-organically.com/basil-varieties.html

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5 / 5 SAILESH SINHA 04 October 2018
seeds germination rate is good
4 / 5 Pukhrambam Kavita 14 September 2018
All the seeds germinated. Now I have way too many seedlings.
5 / 5 Mona Kumari 20 August 2017
almost all seeds did sprout but growth is slow
5 / 5 Saurabh Kumar 10 April 2017
Very good service. High quality product.
5 / 5 Mayank 03 March 2017
vegetable Seeds germinated within a week of sowing and excellent success rate.

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