Basil Greek- Seeds

£2.50

Ocimum basilicum
Average pack content 200 seeds

In stock

Greek Basil is a small leaved Basil with a similar yet sweeter flavour than the more typical Sweet Genovese Basil.
  • Annual
  • Height 30cm
  • Domed habit of small oval green leaves. Avoid flowering to maintain leaf flavour and longevity
  • Sunny windowsill or sheltered sunny garden
  • Fertile, moist but well drained soil
  • Remove flower buds for improved leaf flavour and longevity. This variety is slow to bolt
How to grow Sow directly into small pots onto moist compost and cover with vermiculite or fine compost. Alternatively sow directly outdoors when there is no threat of frosts onto prepared soil approx. half a cm deep and cover seed with fine soil. Grow on in a sunny spot, preferring drier soils with regular watering. Harvest Harvest when required. Use as a cut and come again leaf. Seed licence no. 7687 Seed licence no. 7687 Packaging 100% of our seed packaging is biodegradable and recyclable and is manufactured here in the UK. The internal seed packets are also splash proof and made from 100% PEFC Certified Paper.