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Basil 'Italiano Classico'

Sown in both herb garden boxes

This planting is in the Backyard Kitchen garden .

Latest Milestone Sown

Quantity: 1

Plant Basil Ocimum basilicum 8009


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.

Italiano Classico normally grows to a max height of 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has don't know light - Basil 'Italiano Classico' should be planted in a location that enjoys full sun.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (6a) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Italiano Classico'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.

Basil 'Italiano Classico' ideally needs a soil ph of 5.5 to 7.0 (acidic to neutral soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.

More information about Basil 'Italiano Classico' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Basil 'Italiano Classico' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived


  • 18 May 2017

    Sown day 0


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