Packet - BASIL - PERSIAN - organic seeds

BASIL - PERSIAN - organic seeds

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A stunning vigorous variety with large leaves, ornamental habit, and lateness to flower along with a fresh lemony. Produces attractive purple flowers late in season. (2015 All America Selections winner)

Days to Germination: 7-21
Days To Harvest:  60
Planting Depth: on top of the soil
Spacing, Row: 12-18 inches
Spacing, Plant: 8-10 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 8-10 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