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Ocimum basilicum minimum (Basil 'Greek') Herb SEEDS

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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Ocimum basilicum minimum (Basil Greek) Herb Seeds

Greek Basil is an extra fine-leaved variety of basil with extra small leaves and compact habit, it make's a fine example of this culinary herb. 

Herb Usage

Used to make sauces and pesto, it can be incorporated into salads, tomato dishes and is a great addition to pasta.

Growing Instructions

Sow at the end of April in the greenhouse or outside at the end of May. Plenty of heat, moisture and nutrition are important. Weekly supplement with liquid plant food.

Minimum temperature 10*C so best grown in a greenhouse or on a window sill in good light.

Buy Greek Basil Herb Seeds Online

Our Greek Basil Herb Seeds are generally available to buy online all year round.

Ocimum basilicum minimum (Basil 'Greek') Herb SEEDS
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Well-drained soil
Flower Colour White
Height 45cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Ocimum basilicum
Hardiness RHS rating H1c - Heated Greenhouse
Culinary Mediterranean
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Teas and Tissanes
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features None
Type of Garden Container/Patio