Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Basil (Sweet Basil)


Upright, branching, aromatic, annual or short-lived perennial, bright green, mildly aniseed flavoured leaves. Small white tubular flowers. but a bad companion to rue.

SKU: N/A Category: Product ID: 2187


Plant Name: Ocimum basilicum
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Height & Spread:
Growing Conditions: Grow in light well-drained soil in full sun. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushy growth and avoid early flowering. Needs an average temperature of 10oC or above
Good Companion: Helps to control a variety of pests and is good companion to beans, cabbage and tomato
Bad Companion: Rue
Culinary Uses: Popular ingredient in Mediterranean salads, soups and tomato dishes. Used in herb oils, vinegars and is the main ingredient in pesto.


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