Basil 'Italiano Classico' By The Seeds Master

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Product Code: OGL12001

Italiano Classico - Non GMO

Annual, ornamental, highly aromatic herbaceous plant, used for culinary and decorative purposes.

Plant reaches 12-24in (30-45cm) tall and sets meaty, deep green colour aromatic leaves and lovely white flowers.

Contains sweet, beautifully scented, warm flavour, which adds a lovely flavourful touch to pizzas, pastas, egg dishes, meat dishes, sandwiches etc.

Can be used fresh, dried or frozen. Very fast and easy growing, maturing in 2-3 months after planting.

Makes wonderful container plants, are great companions with tomatoes.

Can be grown indoors or outdoors.

Growing: Planting season: year round in warm climates; early spring in temperate climates, starting seeds indoors, 6 weeks prior the last spring frost date or direct seeding after the danger of last frost is gone and soil is workable.

Soil: light fertile, rich in organic matter soil.

Sowing depth: 1/4in (0.6cm) deep. Optimum soil temp. is 70F (+21C) for the best growth.

Spacing: 10-12in (25-30cm) apart.

Light: Full sun.

Watering: regular to keep the soil moist but not wet.

Fertilizing: Apply a balanced fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season.

Pinch out the flower heads as soon as they appear to make sure the leaves will continue growing.


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