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BASIL PERENNIAL

Ocimum basilicum 'Kilmancharium’ X ‘Purpurascens’

Perennial Basil has a longer growing season than other basils. A smaller leafed variety suitable for growing in pots and garden beds.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in well-drained, rich soil and water and fertilise regularly. Pinch out tips to promote business. Protect from snails, frost and strong winds.
  • Position: Full sun, Part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 40cm, 30cm
  • Lifespan: Perennial
  • Use: Fresh and dried leaves add colour and interest to a range of dishes including tomato, pesto, pasta, salads and vinegars.
  • Companion Planting: Plant near capsicums, tomatoes and beans to enhance their growth. Attracts bees.
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots, Zest 200mm




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