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Species: Ocimum basilicum
Days to Maturity: 65
Grown by: North Circle Seeds
Anise-clove scent and flavor. Most commonly used in Thai or Vietnamese cooking. Attractive plants are 12”-18" tall with medium green leaves and purple stems and blossoms. Good for container gardening. Annual.
Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil.
Certified Organic. 200 seeds per packet.