Great pesto variety because of its abundant yield of large, fragrant leaves. Has the largest leaf of any basil. Cultivated since the late 1800s. Slow to bolt. Flowers are edible. Sow 1-2 seeds/in. into soil when danger of frost has passed or start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date. Requires warm conditions. Pinch off heads to keep productive.
Finny's Lettuce Leaf Basil Care Instructions
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 2.34 inches (6.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Basil 'Lettuce leaf' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 40.0 cm [imperial: 1.30 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Basil 'Lettuce leaf'.
Your garden has full sun which is ideal for Basil 'Lettuce leaf'.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's soil pH level (7.0 - neutral soil) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Lettuce leaf'. The recommended range is between pH 6.3 and 7.1.
More information about Lettuce Leaf Basil is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Lettuce Leaf Basil Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.