Sub Category - NewGipps Vegetable Flower Herb seeds and Bulbs

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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.

basil-bush

2003: Basil Bush

Annual to 20 cm. Use fresh or dried for garnish or seasoning. Ideal in containers.

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basil-dark-opal

2002: Basil Dark Opal

An excellent purple/bronze leaf basil that is excellent both as an ornamental and as a culinary plants. Grows to around 35cm.

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basil-greek

2089: Basil Greek

Strongly scented basil with small attractive plants and fine leaves. Plants to 30cm. Slow to flower.

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basil-green-ruffles

2051: Basil Green Ruffles

Plants 40 to 50 cm tall with large green ruffled leaves. Very attractive, with excellent flavour.

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basil-large-sweet-italian

2004: Basil Large Sweet Italian

The most popular cultivar. Plants grow to 50 cm. Use fresh or dried. Great with Tomatoes.

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basil-lemon

2055: Basil Lemon

35cm Lemon scented plants with small leaves. Good fragrance and taste.

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basil-mixed

2085: Basil Mixed

All our taller Basils mixed equally to create an economical way of growing a range of types.

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basil-mrs-burns

2054: Basil Mrs Burns

Clean, aromatic lemon scent, similar to Lemon Basil.

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basil-purple-ruffles

2052: Basil Purple Ruffles

Tall 50 cm plants with attractively ruffled purple leaves. Highly ornamental as well as having excellent flavour. Packets only.

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basil-thai

2076: Basil Thai

The preferred type for Asian cooking with a scent of liquorice. Stems purple, flowers mauve.

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red-italian

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.

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