Nufar YR Basil (Organic)
Latin Name: O. basilicum
Item #: 159J
Suitable for Containers:
Suitable for Small Pots
80 days. Organically grown. The world's first F1 Hybrid that is fusarium resistant. Large slightly savoyed leaves. Sweet scent and flavor. Pkt. contains 100 seeds.
80 days. The world's first F1 Hybrid that is fusarium resistant. Large slightly savoyed 4 in/10 cm leaves on 24 in./61cm plants. Sweet scent and flavor. For Pesto. Organically grown. seed 18,000 seeds per oz./28g. Pkt contains 100 seeds. 0/1000vfusarium certified seed.
SWEET BASIL - a popular herb for flavoring
Approx. 16,000 seeds per oz/28 g
GREENHOUSE: Sow seeds in flats indoors Apr. 1st. Germinate @ 65°F/18°C soil temp. for 7 days. Transplant outside after frost 10-12 in/25-31 cm apart. Water regularly during the summer months.
DIRECT SEEDING: Sow seed outdoors May 20th 1/8 in/3 mm deep, thin seedlings when they are 1 in/25 mm high to 6 in/15 cm apart. Transplant every other one, spacing plants to 12 in/31 cm apart about two weeks after your first thinning.
HARVEST: Leaves should be picked just before flowering, prolong this period by pinching off flowers. Use fresh or dried leaves. It has the mild flavor of anise with a slight mint aftertaste. Popular as a spice for tomato dishes or blend with vinegar in French dressing or in poultry stuffing. Sweet basil is a tender annual.