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- SKU: 64607
- For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 30 seeds
- LightFull sun to partial sun
- Height8 in.
- Spread8 in.
- SpacingPlant seedlings 2-8" apart
- Zones3 - 9 annual
- FoliageCompound, dense mound of miniature leaves. Green, with a spicy, clove scent
- Flower FormSpikes of flowers will appear, but pinch them off to keep the basil growing.
- Germination7-14 days
- Soil RequirementsRich, well drained soil
- Seed Countapprox. 30 seeds per packet
- Pruning. If your plants get away from you to the point where they make seeds and stop growing, shear off the top third of the stems and fertilize with a liquid fertilizer such as fish emulsion or water soluble 20-20-20. NEVER cut back too far down the stem where stems are woody, or the plant won't sprout back. To keep blooms from forming, just pinch the growing tips every week, which will encourage branching and more great leaves to enjoy!
- CommentsSmall leaves. Highly aromatic. Neat and tidy. Neat and tidy Greek basil type is quite ornamental. Strong stems, late flowering and good tolerance to poor weather make for excellent garden performance. Especially good for drying.
- Botanical NameOcinum basillicum 'Aristotle'
- Depth1/4 inch.
- Days To Maturity75 days
Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
|2019 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|1A-4B||6/18 - 11/1|
|5A & 5B||6/18 - 11/1|
|6A & 6B||6/18 - 11/1|
|7A & 7B||6/18 - 11/1|
|8A & 8B||6/18 - 11/1|
|9A-10B||6/18 - 11/1|
|Last Order Date||All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019|
Additional Shipping Notes:
The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.
Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.
Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.