Basil - Herb

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Sweet Basil: powerful leaves are delicious in pasta, cheese, egg, and fish dishes. Pick anytime for fresh use and pinch tops when 15 cm (6") tall to encourage branching. This annual herb is sensitive to frost and can be planted indoors.

Thai Basil: A very aromatic herb ideal for cooking in Thai and Vietnamese dishes. Add to beef and chicken dishes to maximize the mild licorice flavour derived from the leaves of the plant

Pot Size: 4"

 Suggestions: Dry quickly to retain flavour.

    Bloom Season

    pinch hard when blooms form

    Colour


    Light

    full sun

    Spacing

    30 cm (12")

    Spread

     30 cm (12")

    Height

     30-60 cm (12-24")

    Hardiness Zone


    Attributes

    easy to grow, many culinary uses