After seeing a couple of people around here start planting their basils for the year, I thought that was reason enough to get the propagator box out and give it a go – the winter has been really mild here, so it might be okay to plant out early. We’ll see how we go…
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nic's Basil 'Sweet Green' 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 Green' can grow to a height of approximately 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm in metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has partial sun light - Basil 'Sweet Green' should be planted in a location that enjoys full sun.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Sweet Green'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.
Basil 'Sweet Green' ideally needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 7.5 (acidic to alkaline soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.
More information about Basil 'Sweet Green' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Basil 'Sweet Green' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.