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Basil Sweet Large Leaf Herb Seeds

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Basil Sweet Large Leaf Herb Seeds  - Irish Plants Direct 
This bushy herb has large bright green sweet flavoured leaves.
Used in Italian cuisine and Mediterranean dishes.
Grow as an annual in the vegetable garden, container displays or on the kitchen window sill. 
Seeds 1.5gram
Sow February - June or year round for indoor use
Germination 7 - 10 days
Loam or sandy soil that is acidic or neutral
Harvest June - October
Companion Plants Tomatoes, peppers, oregano 
Do not plant with sage
Pick the leaves when required
A good source of vitamin A,C,E and K
Use in pasta dishes, sauces, soups and salads
Sow the seed thinly from February onto well drained compost and cover lightly leave on a warm sunny window sill.
Alternatively sow out doors in a sunny sheltered spot into fertile soil from April. Basil doesn't tolerate any cold so make sure all frosts have passed before planting out.
Basil has small white or pink tinged flowers from late summer pinch out the flower heads or trim the plant after flowering to encourage new leaf growth.

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