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«Mix» - Organic Basil Seeds

«Mix» - Organic Basil Seeds

1.14 €
A mix of low-growing varieties of basil for home-grown. The vegetation period from germination to the first slices 40-60 days. Plants are upright, compact, 20-40 cm tall. Leaves of various sizes and flavors, green, red and purple.

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  • Manufacturer country: Ukraine
  • Product code: 10368-0.3
  • Available: a lot of
  • Germination: 90%
  • Unit: Seeds
  • Crop year / Production date: 2019
  • Shelf life: 8 years

  • Organic Basil «Mix»

    A mix of low-growing varieties of basil for home-grown. The vegetation period from germination to the first slices 40-60 days. Plants are upright, compact, 20-40 cm tall.

    Leaves of various sizes and flavors, green, red and purple. Used in cooking in fresh, form, substantial and frozen. Basil perfectly complements vegetable dishes, soups, salads and sauces, is also used for flavoring during salting and canning. Recommended for year-round cultivation in room conditions.
     

    How to Grow

    Basil needs 6 to 8 hours of sun; in the South and Southwest, it benefits from afternoon shade. Set out plants at least 2 weeks after the last frost in spring; summer planting is okay, too. Space at the distance recommended on the label, which is generally 12 to 18 inches apart. Plants are very frost sensitive, so keep plants protected in case of a late cold spell. Basil likes rich, moist, but well-drained soil with a pH of 6 to 7. Because it is harvested continually for lots of leaves, it needs a little fertilizer. When planting, add plenty of organic nutrients from compost, blood meal, or cottonseed meal to the soil.

    If planting in a container, use a large pot to keep the plants from drying out quickly in hot weather. You may also want to add mulch around the plants to help keep the soil moist and extend the time between waterings.