Sweet Basil Herb Plant
Sweet Basil Herb Plant

Sweet Basil Herb Plant

Price: 10.49

- Spacing: 12 inches

- Days to Harvest: 25

- Our sweetest variety

- Each 3-Inch Pot contains 1 Sweet Basil Herb Plant

Plant Features

Sweet Basil is an aromatic herb with a strong and distinctive flavor. It is a popular herb in Mediterranean and Asian cuisine, and is widely used in pesto sauces, salads, pastas, and many other dishes. Its leaves are shiny and green and can be used fresh or dried. The flavor of sweet basil is slightly sweet, with notes of anise and clove. It pairs well with tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil, making it a versatile ingredient in many dishes.

Basil Companion Plants: Peppers, Carrots, Chives

We grow our Sweet Basil (Ocimum kilimandscharicum x basilicum) Plants organically and guarantee them to arrive alive and thriving!

Plant Characteristics
When to harvest: When individual leaves are the desired size
Production Time: Multiply Pickings
Habit: Upright
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Beneficial Insects
Features: Fragrant
Garden Styles: Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden, Indoor Garden, Pollinator Garden, Therapeutic Garden
Plant Used for: Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Edible, Healing and Medicinal, Natural Pest Control
Disease Resistance: Downy Mildew (DM), Fusarium Wilt of Basil (FW)
Pet Friendly: Yes
Plant Type: Open-Pollinated
Plant Needs
Sunlight: 6+ hours
Watering Needs: Consistently moist, but not waterlogged
Soil Properties: Well-drained
Tolerates: Sandy soil
Fertilizer: Every 3-4 weeks
Growing Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
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"Sweet basil"

on 5/9/2023 7:54:43 AM

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Comment: Exceptional plants. Thank you.

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on 4/15/2023 4:27:37 PM

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Comment: Basil arrived in great shape and healthy. All four plants survived the trip and are growing well. Would buy from Grow Joy again.

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