Basil Greek – Large Pot


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Ocimum basilicum

How cute is this basil! It has the same flavour as Genovese (normal) basil but with a much smaller leaf. So in culinary terms, you can use it in the exact same way.

The plant has a compact umbrella shape – consider using it for containers, window boxes, or patio planters. You could also put a pot on your outdoor table, and help yourself to it at meal times. 

Greek basil has the same health properties as standard basil – including being good for digestion. So if you’ve over-indulged, consider picking and chewing on a sprig of basil as you walk off your meal round the garden!

Growing tip: snip the basil by cutting a stem part way up; that way it can regenerate from the leaf nodes and re-grow in a way that maintains the bushy shape.

You can either plant the basil out, or into a bigger container, or leave it in the current pot. Just be sure to water it, and give it a regular feed. We’ve been feeding the basil every few weeks with this organic fertiliser – it’s easy to use, just sprinkle some on the soil.

Click here for more basil growing tips.

Grown in a growing media that’s free from chemical fertilisers.

Note that basil is an annual plant, which means it will die off over winter.

You are welcome to return the plastic pot to us when you’ve finished with it.


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