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Basil Information

Basil

Basil

Ocimum basilicum


Moon Planting Type: Leafy

Soil Type: Loam

Aspect: South-facing

Light:

Hardiness: Not Hardy

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pH:

Height:

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Basil Growing Notes

Sowing

Whilst you can sow directly in shallow drills in the ground when soil temperature is around 55f - 60f (15C) better results are achieved by sowing directly in pots or seed trays in good seed compost. Keep out of strong sun light until they have germinated and produced true leaves. Plant out or pot on when the seedlings are large enough to handle.

Pruning & Thining

Harvesting

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Basil Varieties

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