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Sweet Basil

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  • Sweet basil seed packet

  • USDA certified organic seed

  • Produced by independently-owned, farm-based seed company

Basil is a must-have fresh herb, but this tender annual does take some care to grow. These organic sweet basil seeds produce amazing, fresh basil that is great for pesto. It's a traditional large-leaf variety with tender leaves that are aromatic and mild flavored. Great for fresh use and for drying, this basil is the preferred culinary variety.

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Sweet Basil Seeds.

Open Pollinated / 65 days

1/32 ounce / sows ˜ 25 ft

Basil - Ocimum basilicum

Sweet: Great for pesto! Traditional large-leaf variety with tender leaves that are aromatic and mild flavored. Great for fresh use and drying. Preferred culinary variety.

Planting Tips: Tender Annual. Direct sow seeds after danger of frost has passed or start transplants 4-6 weeks before planting date. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 70-90°F. Most pungent when fresh. Best time to harvest is just as the plant starts to bud, before flower's mature. This heat loving plant requires a good amount of moisture.

  • Seed Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
  • Seed Spacing: 1 inch
  • Days to Germination: 6-12
  • Plant Spacing After Thinning: 8 inches
  • Plant Height: 18-24 inches
  • Days to Maturity: 65

Certified Organic by Vermont Organic Farmers, LLC.

USDA Organic.

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Sweet Basil 5 5 1 2
Great! So excited to have organic vegie seeds available through Swansons. My daughter wants to start an organic garden. Thanks Swansons. June 19, 2013
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