Basil needs to be planted in full sun.
It will take 7-10 days to germinate.
It will take 35-50 days to harvest.
Pinch the inner growth as the plant grows to promote bushy growth.
|Companion Planting||You can plant the basil with tomatoes|
|Common Basil Pests||Snails love basil, so protect your seedlings!|
|Nutritional Value||Contains Vitamin A and C, Calcium, Iron.
Contains an essential that can aid depression and negativity.
Basil tea: Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1 tsp of basil leaves for a remedy to combat colds, flu and digestive ailments. Do not use this tea if pregnant.
|Saving Seed||Flowers will grow out of the centre of the plant: Let them bloom and dry. Then save the seeds for the next planting season.|
|Reel Gardening Packs That Contain Basil||Complete Herb Pack | Herb Garden Pack | Salad Garden Pack | Basil Single Pack | Kids Herb Pack|