Basil, Spicy Globe (Ocimum basilicum) - 250 Seeds
Very fragrant and shaped like a globe, "Spicy Globe" basil is perfect for growing in pots or along borders. With strong flavor, it makes a delicious addition when added to pasta or any tomato-based recipes. In Italian cuisine, this basil is used to add a peppery and citrus zest to sauces such as pesto, tomato or a vinaigrette. Often referred to as Greek Basil, or the “Good Basil” this hybrid herb thrives in a container and can be used as aromatherapy.
•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 3-12
In the spring, direct sow once the soil has warmed to about 70 degrees F. In order for the seed to germinate, which typically takes 10 to 15 days, press it firmly onto the soil's surface. Light is necessary for the seed to sprout. If you want to start indoors, plant the seed in flats 4–6 weeks before the last frost, maintain the soil just moist enough for germination, and move the seedlings outside as soon as the weather permits. Rich, light soils are ideal for this plant's growth; sow a fresh crop every three to four weeks for continual bloom.
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