Popular Name: Botanical Name: Plant Height: 60cm/24in Plant Class: Pack quantity: 300 seeds Item code: 20656 Despatch: Within 7-10 days
A native of south East Asia, this has a distinctly liquorice flavour and is as easy to grow as other basils. The purple flowers are an attractive feature of this narrow-leaved strain. Can be grown in pots outdoors or on a windowsill. Worth a place in every herb garden.
Sow indoors all year round in pots or trays of compost, place on a warm kitchen windowsill. Sow outdoor May - June, in final position (0.5cm/quarter-inch deep). In rows 25-30cm/10-12in apart. Thin out to 25cm/10in apart. Keep well watered and weed free. Harvest June - October, all year round if sown indoors.
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