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Basil Red Leaved Mr Fothergill's Seed

Basil Red Leaved Mr Fothergill's Seed

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This easy to grow bushy herb has large purple red leaves with a good flavour ideal for use in salads and pasta dishes grow as an annual in the vegetable garden, mixed container displays or on the kitchen window sill.
Seed Qty 300 Seed
Sow the seed thinly in February - March into pots on well drained compost and cover lightly leave on a sunny window sill alternatively sow outdoors in a sunny sheltered spot into fertile soil in April - May.  Basil doesn't tolerate any cold so make sure all frosts have passed before planting out. Basil will flower in summer just trim the plant to encourage new leaf growth.
Germination takes between 7- 10 days.
Sow February - June
Harvest June - October
Companion Plants Tomato's, Peppers, Oregano and Petunias
Do not plant with Sage
Pick the leaves when required.
A good source of vitamin A,C,E and K
Use in pasta dishes, salads and garnish
Mr Fothergill's Range Seeds 




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