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BASIL, Large Leaf Italian - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Herb

BASIL, Large Leaf Italian

Heirloom Basil Seeds

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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.5g = 272 seeds )

Large Leaf Italian Basil: Culinary Classic for Flavorful Delights

Discover the culinary classic, Large Leaf Italian Basil (Ocimum basilicum 'Large Leaf'), renowned for its robust flavor and aromatic leaves. This annual herb, a staple in Mediterranean cuisine, adds a burst of freshness to a variety of dishes. Explore the versatility and culinary excellence of this beloved basil variety.

Key Features:

  • Robust Flavor: Indulge your taste buds in the rich and robust flavor of Large Leaf Italian Basil. The large, aromatic leaves impart a distinctive taste that enhances salads, pasta, sauces, and various culinary creations.
  • Mediterranean Charm: Capture the essence of Mediterranean cuisine with Large Leaf Italian Basil. This culinary herb is a key ingredient in classic Italian dishes, providing an authentic and irresistible flavor profile.
  • Large, Lush Leaves: Experience the convenience of harvesting large, lush leaves from this basil variety. The generous size of the leaves makes it easy to gather ample quantities for immediate use or preservation.
  • Compact Growth: Cultivate Large Leaf Italian Basil in gardens, containers, or windowsills. The compact and bushy growth habit makes it suitable for small spaces, allowing you to enjoy fresh basil even in limited gardening areas.
  • Continuous Harvest: Enjoy a continuous harvest of fresh basil leaves throughout the growing season. Regular pruning encourages branching and new leaf production, ensuring a bountiful supply for your culinary endeavors.
  • Easy to Grow: Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a novice, Large Leaf Italian Basil is easy to grow. This annual herb thrives in well-drained soil and requires minimal care for optimal growth.
  • Plant Type: Typically grown as an annual, completing its life cycle within a single growing season.
  • Size: Mature plants can reach a height of 18 to 24 inches, forming a compact and bushy habit suitable for small spaces.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the culinary excellence of Large Leaf Italian Basil with optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Large Leaf Italian Basil prefers a slightly acidic to neutral pH (6.0 to 7.0).
  • Sunlight: Full sun exposure for at least 6-8 hours a day. Adequate sunlight ensures robust growth and the development of flavorful leaves.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture, allowing the soil to dry slightly between waterings. Avoid waterlogged conditions to prevent root rot.
  • Temperature: Large Leaf Italian Basil thrives in warm temperatures. Plant after the last frost date in your area for optimal growth.

Elevate your culinary creations with the freshness and flavor of Large Leaf Italian Basil. Order your seeds today and savor the essence of Mediterranean cuisine in your own kitchen.

Large Leaf Italian Basil Planting Information

Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
17000 272000