KathN's Basil 'Sweet' Care Instructions
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.12 inches (0.3 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Basil 'Sweet' normally grows to a mature height of 50.0 cm (that's 1.62 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden is in partial sun light: Basil 'Sweet' enjoys a full sun position, so make adjustments where necessary.
Remember to water often.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (7b) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Sweet'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.
Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.5 as Basil 'Sweet' is a acidic to alkaline soil loving plant.
More information about Basil 'Sweet' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Basil 'Sweet' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
19 Feb 2012
Reviewed day 317
This was the most vigorous basil I’ve ever had, though that’s not saying much as sweet basil and I don’t get along all that well. Still, it’s good to know that growing it from seed is worth it. The taste was exemplary.
11 Aug 2011
Flowering day 125
01 Jun 2011
Moved day 54
26 Apr 2011
Showing True Leaves day 18
13 Apr 2011
Sprouting day 5
08 Apr 2011
Sown day 0