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Type: Herb
Seed #: 300
Common Name: Basil - Sweet   
Latin Name: Ocimum basilcum
Variety: Large Italian Leaf
Colour: Green
Temperature: 18C - 25C (64F - 77F) (Zone 4)
Blooms: 85 days
Site: Full Sun or Part Shade
Height: 40cm - 45cm (16" - 18")
Spread: 20cm - 30cm (8" - 12")
Quantity: 100 Seeds
Price: $3.33
Plant these to encourage birds and butterflies to visit your garden frequently. This plant is scented.
Attracts
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Basil - Sweet


Notes: Produces large, sweet and flavourful leaves for using fresh or frozen (in ice cubes)or dried. is much milder than other varieties making it a favourite for fresh use. Hint: Use air temperature water rather than tap water for better production. Water seedlings far from stems(bottom watering highly recommended)especially when young.


Instructions: Start seeds indoors. Sow 1 cm deep. Water seedlings far from stems(bottom watering highly recommended)especially when young.


Habitat: It is advised to start your basil in a hotbed in April and the relocate it to a warm border in May planting about 10 inches to 1 foot apart. Basil dies down every year in Canada so it is considered an annual that must be sown every year.


History: Like many herb favourite Basil can be traced back to the Roman era. In Persia and Malaysia, the women of Egypt scattered the flowers along the resting places of those who had passed on in their families. On the opposite end of the scale, the Greek maintained that the Basil plant represented and misfortune. They believed that Basil would not grow unless abuse was poured forth at the time of sowing. In Crete, it symbolized love washed with tears and in Italy, it was often presented as a token of love.


Medicinal: Basil has a history of being used for mild nervous disorders and in the form of snuff to alleviate nervous headaches. Sweet basil in particular, when leaves favourite as a represented and for arresting vomiting and alleviating indoors. Alongside its healing quality, Basil is great for flavouring soups and stews.


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Basil - Genovese  -  These beauties produce spicy, heavily scented and flavoured leaves perfect for fresh pesto sauces. Dark green large leaves on tall plants that are slow to flower assisting in long harvest and excellent production. Hint: Use room temperature water rather than tap water for better production. Water seedlings far from stems(bottom watering highly recommended)especially when young. Like most herbs is also deer resistant. Planting in pots allows you to move your basil during inclement weather.   Cilantro Lemon  - A tasty quick and easy plant to grow in beds, containers and window sills. All parts of this plant have a delicious lemon scent making it a great choice for cooking and fresh foods. Flowers are edible and it attracts beneficial insects.   Fennel - Striking delicate foliage with a sweet black licorice flavour.  Produces root bulbs for cooking. Sprinkle harvested leaves on ice cream or in your favourite fruit dish. Fennel attracts beneficial insects is drought tolerant and very aromatic and can also be used in seafood recipes.
Basil - Genovese   Cilantro Lemon   Fennel
(Ocimum basilcum)   (coriandrum )   (Foeniculum vulgare)

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