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Basil 'Sweet' - 3 x 9cm Potted Plants

Marshalls Garden

£4.99 was £9.99

Catalogue Code: 10805530

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Enjoy this Ocimum basilicum (Sweet Basil) as a popular and easy to grow variety. Perfect in italian dishes. It will flourish in summer and grows wonderfully in containers and raised beds.

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Good for cutting
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade
  • Prefers shade

Pack Contents: 3x 9cm Basil plants

Size: 30cm

Height: 20-50cm

Description

  • 3 plants grown in 9cm pots
  • Warm weather fragrant herb that's fantastic in italian dishes
  • Easy to grow in summer
  • Ideal for growing in containers or raised beds as these have good drainage

Plant these Ocimum basilicum (Sweet Basil) herb plants in pots in your greenhouse to give them a great start to life.

Essential for Italian dishes, including making your own pesto; these 3 plants are ideal for homemade pesto as you will need plenty of leaves.

Basil is a highly decorative, aromatic herb whether grown on the windowsill or outside during summer.

To encourage plant growth, prune to above the second set of leaves. This encourages the plants to start branching, resulting in more leaves for harvest. Every time a branch has 6 to 8 leaves, repeat pruning the branches back to their first set of leaves. After about 6 weeks, pinch off the center shoot to prevent early flowering. If flowers do grow, just cut them off.

Your Basil plants will require well drained soil and lots of sun to flourish. They grow to a height of 12 inches (30cm).

Tip: If the weather is going to be cold or if a sudden frost is imminent, be sure to harvest your basil beforehand, as the cold temperatures will destroy your plants.

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Compost (and any other large or heavy items)£4.95

These items are subject to a delivery multiplier where orders containing 3 or 4 items will be subject to an additional £4.95 for every further 2 items added. This is automatically applied at check-out:

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  • 3 - 4 bags £9.90
  • 5 - 6 bags £14.85
  • 7 - 8 bags £19.80
  • 9 - 10 bags £24.75

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