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Organic Basil, Culinary Blend
(1/4 lb)

Trio With a Culinary Emphasis

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5449

$29.99

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$29.99

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Description

Basil - Culinary Blend - Ocimum basilicum & Ocimum basilicum 'citriodorum'

Tender annual A basil lovers delight! Sweet and a bit peppery, Genovese is excellent in pesto, Corsican has beautiful purple stems and mottled green and purple leaves, Lemon lends a unique lemony scent and taste to dishes.

Did You Know? Basil is rich in vitamin K and beta-carotene.

Soil & Water: Plant in full sun in well-draining soil. Basil does not require fertile soil, however it performs best when organic matter is added. Provide even water throughout development.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost, or sow directly once soil temperatures have reached at least 70°F. Pinch ends during development for a bushy plant. Sow heavily and thin to the most vigorous seedlings.

Harvesting & Storage: Regular harvesting will keep production high. Use leaves fresh or frozen. Remove flower stalks to extend harvest. Be sure to make the last harvest prior to first frost.

Soil Temperature: 75-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 5-11 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-24"
Days To Maturity: 55-85 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 8-10"
Approx Seeds per 1/4 Pound: 65,472Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Attracts Bees/Butterflies
  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Edible Flower
  • Fragrant
  • Good for Drying
  • Greenhouse Compatible
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Ornamental Germination Requirements Warmth
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 75-85°F
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days, 60 - 90 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Leaves Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant Soil pH 5.6 - 6.5
Seed Unit Sizes 1/4 lb
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Culinary Herb, Ornamental
Germination Requirements Warmth
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 75-85°F
Days to Maturity 50 - 60 Days, 60 - 90 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Leaves
Growth Habit Herbaceous
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 5.6 - 6.5

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Plant in full sun in well-drained soil. Basil does not require fertile soil, however it performs best when organic matter and nitrogen are added, Provide even water throughout development.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost, or sow directly once soil temperatures have reached at least 70°F. Pinch ends during development for a bushy plant. Sow heavily and thin to the most vigorous seedlings.

Harvesting & Storage: Regular harvesting will keep production high. Use leaves fresh or frozen. Remove flower stalks to extend harvest. Be sure to make the last harvest prior to first frost.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.30 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 3"W x 0.75"H

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