BASIL - SPICY GLOBE BUSH - organic seedsA very attractive and the best small leafed variety producing bushy, tight, compact mounds a foot or more across, that keeps its shape all season without pinching. A favorite culinary variety with its strong aroma. Perfect as an egding plant or equally happy in pots & containers. 8-10 ins
Days to Germination: 7-21
Days To Harvest: 60
Planting Depth: on top of the soil
Spacing, Row: 12-18 inches
Spacing, Plant:10-12 inches
Light: Full Sun (or Partial Shade)
Sow in a location with full sun (or Partial Shade) outdoors after all danger of frost and when it is warm. Basil can be planted outside from early-spring through mid-summer.
For earlier plants or out of season, start seeds indoors and set plants outside when it is warm, after all danger of frost. Cover seed with 1/16 to 1/8 inch fine soil. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
Thin or transplant when at least 2 inches tall to approximately 10-12 inches apart. Indoors, transplant seedlings to individual pots and set plants outside when it is warm and after all danger of frost.
Harvest leaves continually to encourage new growth. Use pruned leaves or harvested plants fresh or dry them in a warm, airy place.
If you practice companion planting, plant basil near tomatoes and peppers to enhance their growth.
Packet 50 seeds