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Fhaith's Basil Care Instructions
Look to ensure a distance 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) between seeds when sowing - cover at a depth of at least 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep if you are going to sow this directly in the garden.
Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Basil 'Italian Large Leaf' is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (that's 1.46 feet in imperial).
Basil 'Italian Large Leaf' likes a position of full sun light, which is a perfect fit for your garden.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5a) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Italian Large Leaf'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.
Basil 'Italian Large Leaf' requires a soil ph of 6.0 - 7.5 meaning it does best in acidic to alkaline soil.
More information about Basil is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Basil Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.