Italian Bigleaf Basil, organic seeds

Eco Heirloom variety

Information

Is a pesto-basil of large (10 cm) medium green, crumpled leaves, a little sweeter and milder than Genovese and with a taste of anise. This is a vigorous, branchy plant, 40-50 cm tall yielding a truly great crop. It can be cut down and harvested several times. A portion contains about 800 seeds.


 

Product number:K165
Scientific name:Ocimum basilicum
Botanic family:The Mint Family - Lamiaceae
Organic:Yes
Lifespan:Annual
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Sowing time:Pre-cultivate: March–July
Sowing depth:0,2 cm
Plant spacing:25 cm
Row spacing:30 cm
Germination time:5–15 days
Height:40–50 cm
Plant location:Sun–Half shade
Harvest/blooming:June–September
Seeds/g:700 seeds
Other:Light germinating
Heirloom variety:Yes

Cultivation advice

Sowing

Sow very shallowly indoors 6 weeks before setting out at 25 cm of mutual distance when the risk of frost is over and the soil has warmed up.

Spacing

Keep 25 cm between plants and 30 cm between rows. 

Harvest

Harvest through the season, either leaf by leaf of by cutting down the entire plant one or a few times throughout the season. 

Seed

700 seeds/g.
A portion contains about 250 seeds.