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McKenzie Seed – Basil Lettuce Leaf

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McKenzie Seed – Basil Lettuce Leaf


One of the most popular and productive sweet basils. The large, bright green, crinkled leaves let off a delicious aroma. Great for salads, pestos, pizza, and sandwiches.



Seed Type: Heirloom

Product Weight: 1 gram / approximately 650-675 seeds

Plant Type: Herb

Flavor: Savory with a hint of pepper and mint

Days to Harvest: 75 days

Days to Seed Germination: 7 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8″)

Seed Spacing: 1.3 cm (1/2″)

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12″)

Plant Spacing: 30 cm (12″)

Best Container Size: 12″+

Planting Instructions: Plant direct or start indoors 6 to 8 weeks before last frost. Start seeds anytime for indoor use.

Preparation Ideas: A milder tasting basil adds excellent flavor to sandwiches.