LITTLE VEGGIE PATCH CO: Organic Herbs | Basil
A small, bushy, annual plant that gives a zesty basil kick to all your favourite dishes, including a pesto that is excellent paired with seafood. In summer it produces white edible flowers that are a favoured foraging food for native bees. In the right position (sunny) and planting at the right time of the year (warm), this variety of basil is an incredibly easy to grow and adaptable variety, making it perfect for home gardeners.
Spacing: 20 – 25cm
Depth: 0 – 1cm
Position: Full sun
Soil: Free Draining with plenty of compost
How to Plant: Early in the season sow in trays, however once sufficiently warm sow directly into the garden near your tomatoes. Plant two seeds in each hole and water in. Keep moist, not wet, until germination.
Companion Plants: Tomatoes
Approximate no. of seeds: 200
Note: Seeds are sourced locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination.