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Ocimum basilicum, Sweet basil    

planted in with Sweet n Neat tomato

This planting is in the Deck Upper garden.

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Quantity: 1

Plant Basil Ocimum basilicum 7684
Variety Sweet 1488

Care Instructions

If sowing directly, sow at a depth of approx. 0.12 inches (0.3 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) between Basil plants.

Basil 'Sweet' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 50.0 cm [imperial: 1.62 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Basil 'Sweet'.

Remember to water often.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5b) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Sweet'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.

Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 7.5 as Basil 'Sweet' likes to be in acidic to alkaline soil.

More information about Ocimum basilicum, Sweet basil is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Ocimum basilicum, Sweet basil Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.


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