mint family Ocimum basilicum

Saint-joseph's-wort (annual) basil

Very aromatic herb with decorative red leave. Especially recommended for Italian Salad dressings, but also for pesto. Very decorative.

Sowing starts in the middle of April in boxes at a warm spot. Prick out to 5x5cm. Bed out from the 20th of May. Distance 30x30cm. (Attention damage done by snails!); for cultivation on the balcony sow in pots. Successively harvest the young shoots. Frost-free culture required. Used in the Italian cuisine!

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Sowing quantity 5 - 6 g/Are

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3.95 CHF
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