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Ocimum basilicum

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Ocimum basilicum

Ocibas
Sweet Basil, Herb,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
C1, C7
Size: 10cm
Available: 1
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.99 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.39 inc GST
C7
Size: 10cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.27 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ocimum basilicum Sweet Basil, Herb,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Herbs & Vegetables, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Upright

Description:
Popular perennial herb commonly known as Basil. Green large oval-shaped foliage grows along stems. Suitable for most gardens or plant in a container. Great for adding to salads, casseroles, dips, sauces and many other culinary dishes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Playgrounds, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: When growing in pots, use a well drained, organically rich potting mix. Do not allow plants to dry out. Water adequately but not excessively if planted in the ground. For best results when growing in containers, keep plants slightly moist. Harvest and feed regularly with a all-purpose fertiliser to keep plant looking neat and bushy.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Insignificant, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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