Basils (Ocimum basilicum).HERB SEEDS
650 s/g. C M T. All true basils are annuals. Trim plants back when flower heads appear for prolonged growth. They all require warm soils for germination, full sun and fertile soil for vigorous growth. Use leaves raw or cooked, fresh or dried. Seeds can be sprouted. Best sown late spring and into summer.
Annual to 20 cm. Use fresh or dried for garnish or seasoning. Ideal in containers.
An excellent purple/bronze leaf basil that is excellent both as an ornamental and as a culinary plants. Grows to around 35cm.
Strongly scented basil with small attractive plants and fine leaves. Plants to 30cm. Slow to flower.
Plants 40 to 50 cm tall with large green ruffled leaves. Very attractive, with excellent flavour.
The most popular cultivar. Plants grow to 50 cm. Use fresh or dried. Great with Tomatoes.
35cm Lemon scented plants with small leaves. Good fragrance and taste.
All our taller Basils mixed equally to create an economical way of growing a range of types.
Clean, aromatic lemon scent, similar to Lemon Basil.
Tall 50 cm plants with attractively ruffled purple leaves. Highly ornamental as well as having excellent flavour. Packets only.
The preferred type for Asian cooking with a scent of liquorice. Stems purple, flowers mauve.
2007: Red Italian (new!)
Rich sweet spicy leaves mid to deep purple in colour. Plants to around 45cm, leaves 2 to 4 cm long. Slow to flower.