High notes of mint and clove make basil 'sweet green' a refreshing alternative to traditional sweet basil.

Large aromatic leaves are produced on neat bushy plants.

Use basil 'sweet green' to complement Mediterranean courgette and tomato dishes and an aromatic addition to salads and pasta dishes. It also makes a legendary pesto!

Sowing months: February - May

Flowering months: July - August

Sowing:

Sow basil seed from February to June, or sow throughout the year for indoor cultivation out of season. Sow seed on the surface of free draining seed compost and cover with a light sprinkling of compost or vermiculite. Place in a propagator at a temperature of 15-25C (59-77F) or seal the container inside a polythene bag until after germination, which takes 14-21 days. Keep the compost slightly dry at all times, watering very lightly as seedlings emerge.

When they are large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into 7.5cm (3in) pots and grow basil plants on in cooler conditions.

Position: full sun

Plant size:

Height: up to 45cm (17.7in)

Spread: up to 40cm (15.7in)

Hardiness & longevity: half-hardy annual

Ideal for: patio, kitchen garden, greenhouse

Delivery

UK standard delivery £2.75 (FREE on orders £50 and over)

Some exceptions may occur; we cannot guarantee free delivery for a small number of postcodes in remote areas of mainland UK.  Please view our full delivery and returns for these postcodes.

Most products are dispatched within 1-2 working days of receiving the order. We'll let you know by email when your order has been dispatched.

Your order will normally reach you within 3-4 days. It may take a little longer in busy periods.

Returns

If you decide you do not want your goods for whatever reason, or if you believe your goods to be faulty, please email or phone us within 14 days of delivery to comply for a full refund with no fuss.

For all enquiries please call 01726 818891 or e-mail us: webshop@edenproject.com.

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