Rutgers Obsession DMR (Basil)

Latin Name: O. basilicum

Item #: 160S

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USD $29.25
/ 1 oz
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USD $98.55
/ 1/4 lb
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USD $270.55
/ lb
  • USD $229.80 / lb (5lb)
Lb
1M = 1,000 Seeds

Maturity:

70-80 Days

Difficulty:

Easy

Suitable for Containers:

Yes

New This Year

Yes

70-80 days. Dark green 2.5 in/6 cm leaves with authentic flavor and appearance. Resistance to Downy Mildew and Fusarium.

70-80 days. Dark green 2.5 in/6 cm leaves with authentic flavor and appearance. Resistance to Downy Mildew and Fusarium.

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.

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