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Companion Plants for Basil

Ocimum basilicum

Good companion plants for Basil

chamomile, anise, apricot1, asparagus1, cucumber1, fennel1, tomato1

  • Tomato is a great planting companion for Basil

    Planting basil with tomatoes improves the flavour of tomatoes.

  • Potato is a great planting companion for Basil

  • Asparagus is a great planting companion for Basil

  • Bean is a great planting companion for Basil

  • Beetroot is a great planting companion for Basil

  • Anise is a great planting companion for Basil

    It will boost the essential oils production of basil

  • Sweet pepper is a great planting companion for Basil

    General soil requirements are the same.

Repellent plants for Basil

These plants will not tend to grow well with Basil - they could stunt or inhibit growth.

Sage, Rue1 (sweet and bitter do not go well together), swiss chard1

  • Common rue is not a good planting companion for Basil

  • Sage is not a good planting companion for Basil

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