Description:Essential for authentic Italian cuisine, this sweet basil is one of the most popular varieties, with a strong clove scent and distinctive fresh flavour. Try growing basil on the kitchen windowsill or in convenient containers outside the back door.
Sowing Info:February to June, in pots or trays on the surface of barely moist seed compost and cover with a sprinkling of finely sieved compost. Place in a propagator at 20-25°C (68-77?F) until germination, which takes up to 21days.
Growing Info:Transplant seedlings individually to small pots or cells until large enough to plant outdoors. Plant 30cm (12in) apart in well prepared soil in full sun, once frost risk has passed. Can also be grown in a pot indoors. Height to 30cm (12in). Trim to keep shape and height
Aftercare Info:HARVESTING Indoors for much of the year. Outdoors from June until frosts.
Harvesting Period:June to October
No of Seeds:250
Seeds - Postal Delivery cost is €2 and applies to orders of seed packets ONLY. (Please Note: This Does Not Apply to Seed Potatoes, Onion Sets or Bulbs)
Standard delivery within 2-5 working days, for all other orders is €5.99 per online order up to 10kg regardless of the number of items ordered.
Orders over 10kg are charged at €9.99. The Max order we can send is 30kg.
Collection In Store is not available at this time.
Deliveries are dispatched on the next working day after the order has been placed, and you should receive your order within 2 - 5 working days. In the unlikely event that an item you have ordered is out of stock, we will notify you as soon as possible to inform you of any possible delays. Orders placed on a Friday or over the weekend, will be shipped on Monday.
Please note, plants and seeds cannot be dispatched overseas due to international customs regulations.