Packet - BASIL- LIQORICE - organic seeds

BASIL- LIQORICE - organic seeds

Ocimum basillicum

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An aromatic variety. Hight 12in outdoors and slightly smaller grown on a windowsill. Stems and leaves develop a purple coloring as they mature. Pink purple attractive flowers.  Best used in salads, stir-fries, pastas Common herb in Vietnamese and Thai cooking.

Sow in trays in April or March , maintain an ideal temperature of 55-60F.

Sow in well-drained compost, cover the seed with compost, Light is beneficial to germination. Germination usually takes 7-20 days. Harvest in 60 days.

Transplant seedlings when large enough.

Harden off and plant out 25 cm apart when all risk of frost is gone.

A well-drained soil is sutable. Can also be grown on a sunny windowsill.


Packet 50 seeds