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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.
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.
Certified Organic by Vermont Organic Farmers, LLC.
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