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BASIL, Sweet - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Herb

BASIL, Sweet

Heirloom Basil Seeds

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$ 1.99
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$ 1.99
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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.5g = 280 seeds )

Sweet Basil: A Classic Herb for Every Garden

Transform your garden and culinary creations with the timeless appeal and aromatic flavor of Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum). This annual basil variety is cherished for its fresh, green leaves and versatile use in a myriad of dishes. Explore the classic charm and culinary versatility of Sweet Basil, a staple herb that every gardener and chef should have.

Key Features:

  • Classic Appeal: Embrace the classic appeal of Sweet Basil with its lush, green leaves and delightful aroma. This basil variety adds a touch of freshness and beauty to your garden, making it a beloved herb in both culinary and ornamental settings.
  • Aromatic Flavor: Delight your taste buds with the aromatic and slightly sweet flavor of Sweet Basil. The versatile leaves enhance a wide range of dishes, from pasta and salads to sauces and pesto, providing a culinary experience that stands the test of time.
  • Compact Growth: Cultivate Sweet Basil in gardens, containers, or windowsills. The compact and bushy growth habit makes it suitable for small spaces, allowing you to enjoy the fresh aroma of basil even in limited gardening areas.
  • Continuous Harvest: Enjoy a continuous harvest of flavorful basil leaves throughout the growing season. Regular harvesting encourages new growth and ensures a steady supply for your culinary endeavors.
  • Easy to Grow: Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a novice, Sweet Basil is easy to grow. This annual herb thrives in well-drained soil and requires minimal care for optimal growth.
  • Plant Type: Sweet Basil is typically grown as an annual, completing its life cycle within a single growing season.
  • Size: Mature plants can reach a height of 12 to 24 inches, forming a compact and bushy habit suitable for various garden settings.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the classic charm and culinary versatility of Sweet Basil with optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Sweet 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 fresh, flavorful leaves.
  • Watering: Maintain consistent moisture, allowing the soil to stay evenly moist. Avoid waterlogged conditions to prevent root rot.
  • Temperature: Sweet Basil thrives in warm temperatures. Plant after the last frost date in your area for optimal growth.

Embrace the culinary traditions with the timeless beauty and flavor of Sweet Basil. Order your seeds today and enjoy the classic charm of this essential herb in your homemade dishes.

Sweet Parsley Planting Information

Days to Maturity: 90
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
17000 272000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
32376 2022-12-31 85%

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