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Basil Persian

NZ $2.95

Description

Award winning basil from the Middle East with spicy, lemon and distinctive licorice tones. Known as Rayhan in Persia (Iran). Strong vigorous plants have sturdy branches with prolific green leaves and beautiful pink flowers at maturity that are attractive to bees. Great ornamental plant, as well as being useful in North African, Middle Eastern and Asian cuisine. 

Matures 60-70 days from transplant.

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Ocimum basilicum

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION HEIGHT DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
20-25 7-14 40cm-icon 40cm 12cm-icon 12cm 2.3 350 Transplant-icon Transplant Edible or culinary-icon Edible or culinary

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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