Basil Sweet Italian – Item #23


Sweet Italian basil is a traditional herb garden favorite, with large rounded leaves and distinctive flavor. Easy to grow. Perfect for containers if kept well watered.

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Additional information

Weight .75 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 7-21 days

Start indoors four weeks before last spring frost date, or plant in a sunny location with rich, moist soil. Loves heat and does not begin vigorous growth until day and night temperatures have warmed in late spring.

Cut individual leaves at any time as needed for fresh use. Trim back entire plant to 4-5″ when it begins to flower.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

Matures In: 90 days

Type: annual