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McKenzie Seed – Basil Sweet Organic

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McKenzie Seed – Basil Sweet Organic


Sweet Basil’s pungent leaves can be picked anytime for fresh use, and are delicious in tomato, cheese, egg, and fish dishes. To encourage branching, pinch tops when 15 cm (6″) tall. This annual herb is sensitive to frost, but can be grown year round indoors.



Plant Type: Herb

Flavor: Slighty sweet aromatic flavor

Preparation Ideas: Always add it just before serving to cooked dishes as its flavor diminishes with cooking.

Days to Germination: 7 to 14 days

Days to Maturity: 85 days

Planting Depth: 3 mm (1/8″)

Growing Height: 30-60 cm (12-24″)

Best Container Size: 12″+

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

Suggestions: Dry quickly to retain flavor.

Product Weight: 300 milligrams