Basil, Organic (Viva la Dolce Vita Blend)
Botanical Interest Brand
Savor the sweet life! Ideal for containers, this unique blend of basils is designed to provide exquisite culinary delights in your kitchen, color and form to your garden, and texture and scent for your floral arrangements. Includes equal parts of cinnamon, Genovese, lemon, lime, large leaf, and 'Dark Opal' basils.
When to Sow Outside: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F, ideally 65°–85°F. Successive Sowings: We recommend 3 or 4 successive sowings every 3 weeks after initial sowing.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting outside. Transplant when your nighttime temperatures are above 50°F.
Days to Emerge: 5 – 10 Days
Seed Depth: ¼"
Seed Spacing: A group of 2 seeds every 12"
Row Spacing: 12"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"
Harvesting: Basil flavor is best before the plant flowers. Harvest up to 1/3 of the plant at a time, leaving enough for the plant to be healthy and keep producing. Harvest prior to a frost; basil is very frost sensitive.