Basil

mint family Ocimum basilicum

Lemon basil (annual) Basil

This dainty, narrow-leaved plant has a strong lemon scent. The zesty flavour is refreshing on hot days. It is ideally suited for making iced tea in summer.

Sow from mid-April into trays in a warm place. Transfer to a larger space at 5 ✕ 5 cm spacing. Transplant out into the field at a distance of 30 ✕ 30 cm. Beware of snails! Sow into pots for balcony gardens. Harvest the young shoots continuously. Protection from frost is required. Excellent and required for Italian cuisine.

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40820
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40823
5 g (800 seeds/g)
9.76 EUR
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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 from mid-April into trays in a warm place. Transfer to a larger space at 5 ✕ 5 cm spacing. Transplant out into the field after May 20. Beware of snails. Sow into pots for balcony gardens. Harvest the young shoots continuously. Protection from frost is required.

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40853
5 g (1000 seeds/g)
14.49 EUR
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Opal (annual) Basil

This aromatic, culinary herb has decorative red leaves. Its fragrance and taste bring fine Italian dining to mind. It is especially suitable for Italian salad dressing, but also makes a great pesto.

Sow from mid-April into trays in a warm place. Transfer to a larger space at 5 ✕ 5 cm spacing. Transplant out into the field at a distance of 30 ✕ 30 cm. Beware of snails! Sow into pots for balcony gardens. Harvest the young shoots continuously. Protection from frost is required. Excellent and required for Italian cuisine.

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Geneva basil (large leaved) Selection Z Basil

This is your classic and versatile basil. Its high-yielding with healthy leaves all the way to autumn. The taste and fragrance delight the taste buds of anyone who tries homemade pesto from this variety.

Sow from mid-April into trays in a warm place. Transfer to a larger space at 5 ✕ 5 cm spacing. Transplant out into the field at a distance of 30 ✕ 30 cm. Beware of snails! Sow into pots for balcony gardens. Harvest the young shoots continuously. Protection from frost is required. Excellent and required for Italian cuisine.

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40800
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.40 EUR
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40803
5 g (800 seeds/g)
9.76 EUR
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40805
25 g (800 seeds/g)
33.11 EUR
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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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40830
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3.40 EUR
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40833
5 g (2500 seeds/g)
11.91 EUR
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Thai basil Basil

This pretty basil has narrow green leaves and dark-red stems and flowers. The pleasant aroma gives a touch of cinnamon and anise. It is very popular in Asian cuisine. Height reaches up to 40 cm. The flowers are great for honey production!

Sow from mid-April into trays in a warm place. Transfer to a larger space at 5 ✕ 5 cm spacing. Transplant out into the field at a distance of 30 ✕ 30 cm after May 20. Sow into pots for balcony gardens. Harvest the young shoots continuously. Protection from frost is required.

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40860
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