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3 Organic British Basil Plants

Classic Italian herb bred to grow in Britain

The Highlights

    • Especially adapted to grow great in the UK
    • Classic Italian herb flavour–a must have for bolognese, lasagna, or pesto
    • Perfect herb to grow on the window sill or patio
    • Guaranteed fresh basil throughout the growing summer
    • Incredibly easy to grow

3 Organic British Basil Plants

Classic Italian herb bred to grow in Britain
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The Highlights

    • Especially adapted to grow great in the UK
    • Classic Italian herb flavour–a must have for bolognese, lasagna, or pesto
    • Perfect herb to grow on the window sill or patio
    • Guaranteed fresh basil throughout the growing summer
    • Incredibly easy to grow

Know Your Plant

Supplied as:

3 Herb Plants in Fibre Pots
Fibre pots can be planted straight into the ground as they decompose naturally, and the roots of the plant find it easy to root out through the fibre. They also use no plastic, so they're great.

Height on arrival:

10-20cm

Eventual height:

30-50cm

Eventual spread:

30cm

Tasting notes:

Intense, bitter, Italian herb flavour

Time to first crop:

3-5 weeks
Harvest the leaves once the plant has grown to around 15-20cm tall and the leaves are 6-8cm long.

Hardiness:

Fully Hardy
Bred to be able to grow well outside during the British growing season.

Uses:

Pasta, Lasagna, Chicken Seasoning, Pesto, Garnish

Rootstock:

Spacing:

15-20cm
If planting in rows then plant 15-20cm apart with another 45-60cm in between the rows. If planting in a pot then we recommend planting in a pot that's around 25cm deep and similar across.

Care Guide

Good Pest and Disease Resistance

Basil can suffer from aphids and slugs and snails. For aphids

Water Often

Full Sun in a Sheltered PositionMORE

Full Sun in a Sheltered Position

Basil needs at least 6-8 hours of full sunshine every day and will grow well in a sheltered position away from chilling winds.MORE

Well-Draining

A good-mix to use is three parts quality compost to one part topsoil.MORE

Not required

Don't worry

Not Required

Put the tools down! No pruning required.MORE

For more care tips and ideas visit our Knowledge page

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