Basil Italiano Classico

£3.00

Basil Italiano Classico the classic basil from Italy. Pungent and warm – hello Italy.

The main ingredient of basil pesto stirred into pasta or gnocchi, the easiest of calming suppers, but oh so much better if you make it yourself from fresh ingredients.

A few ripped leaves with a good, fresh mozzarella and hand-picked tomatoes and a glug of olive oil and you have a plate of sunshine.

Common name Basil
Latin name Ocimum basilicum
Variety Italiano Classico
Quantity 4800 seeds
Planting indoors Feb to May
Planting outdoors Apr to Jul
Germination 5 to 10 days
Light Full sun to partial shade
Soil Well-drained, fertile and moist
Watering Regular watering, not overdone
Eating Make pesto. A few ripped leaves with a good, fresh mozzarella and hand-picked tomatoes. Inhale!!

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