basil

mint family Ocimum sanctum

Holy basil, Tulsi (annual) basil

Impressive legends from the Greeks, the early Christianity and Indian mythology express the high appreciation of this medicinal plant. The upstanding, branchy herb grows up to 50cm tall and has lovely dark-rose coloured flower-candles. The intensive fragrance lies in between cinnamon and mint. Broad healing spectrum. Decoration and blessing for your garden. Also suitable for cultivation on the balcony.

Sow in boxes at a warm location from the middle of April. Transplant to 5x5 cm. Bed out from the 20th of May at a distance of 30x30cm. For balcony culture sow in planters. Continuously harvest the young shoots. Frost-free culture required.

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Sowing quantity 5 - 6 g/Are

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Amount
40830
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.95 CHF
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40833
5 g (2500 seeds/g)
13.85 CHF
0.00 CHF

Geneva (large leaved) selection z basil

Productive variety with healthy leaves until fall. Aromatic.

Sowing starts in the middle of April in boxes at a warm spot. Prick out to 5x5cm. Plant 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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Amount
40800
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF
40803
5 g (800 seeds/g)
11.35 CHF
0.00 CHF
40805
25 g (800 seeds/g)
38.50 CHF
0.00 CHF

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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40810
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Lemon basil (annual) basil

Delicate, narrow-leaved plant with pronounced lemon scent. Superb for the preparation of tea (e.g. Iced-tea in summer)

Sow in boxes at a warm location from the middle of April. Prick to 5x5 cm. Bed out from the 20th of May, plant distance 30x30cm (Attention slug damage). Sowing in flower pots for the balcony. Continuously harvest young shoots with a small pair of scissors. Frost-protected culture necessary.

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Sowing quantity 5 - 6 g/Are

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Amount
40820
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.95 CHF
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40823
5 g (800 seeds/g)
11.35 CHF
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Greek selection z basil

Tiny, highly aromatic leaves, globular in shape: This is the Greek basil. It completes the flavour of pesto sauce and is an eye-catcher in the Mediterranean herb garden of the Cisalpine mountains. The harvest is done best with a pointy pairs of small scissors. (because who actually owns a golden sickle?)

Sow in boxes at a warm location from the middle of April. Transplant to 5x5 cm. Plant preferentially from the 20th of May in garden pots / planters (Attention slug damage) Continuously harvest young tips with a small pair of scissors. Frost-protected culture necessary.

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Amount
40850
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.95 CHF
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40853
5 g (1000 seeds/g)
16.85 CHF
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Thai basil basil

A pretty basil with narrow, green leaves and dark-red stalks and blossoms. Pleasant aroma (a touch of cinnamon and Anise seed?) Very popular in the Asian cuisine. Height about 40cm. A great bee meadow.

Sow in boxes at a warm location from the middle of April. Transplant to 5x5 cm. Plant out from the 20th of May, plant distance 30x30cm (Attention slug damage). Sowing in flower pots for the balcony. Continuously harvest young shoots with a small pair of scissors. Frost-protected culture necessary.

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Sowing quantity 5 - 6 g/Are

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Amount
40860
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.95 CHF
0.00 CHF