Sweet Basil Seeds

Sweet Basil Seeds

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The preferred variety for greenhouses or small spaces, Genovese Improved Compact sweet basil has all the plus sides of the traditional basil plant in a smaller plant. Use the leaves for any recipe that calls for basil, such as sweet basil pizza.
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1-2 weeks
Harvest after 2 months.
Full sun. 6+ of direct sunlight.

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Additional information

3.25 × 3.25 × 0.05 in

1 year (annual)

Grows best in hydroponics (about twice as fast) but is happy in soil too.

Plant 5 sites in a 4" (1 pint) container. In larger containers, space sites 2" apart. For each site plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.

Plant 5 site per squarefoot. For each site, plant 2 seeds 1/4" deep.

Grows between 24-30 inches in height, requiring 4 to 8 inches of spacing between plants.

Basil is nearly calorie free and filled with antioxidants, vitamins and phenolics, rich in Vitamin K, Zinc, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium and Dietary Fiber. Traditional Basil flavor.

Native to India and ancient Persia, basil has been cultivated for centuries. It is told by ancient legend to have healing powers. In many cultures Basil is a symbol of love, protection and truth in many cultures. Interestingly, in Ancient Greece and Rome, basil represented hate and misfortune, and growers would often shout at their plants, believing it would help them grow. Due to divisive opinions regarding basil, there was no consensus on whether or not basil contained health benefits or was poisonous. Today, basil is used medicinally. Its oil is often used to treat depression, anxiety, colds, coughs, sore throats as well as insect bites and stings.

Grind sweet basil with garlic, olive oil, and pine nuts for a versatile and delicious pesto sauce for pasta, pizza, and dip. You can also add whole leaves to caprese sandwiches and salads.

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