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Basil

Botanical Name

Name

Family Name

Name

Our Varieties

Name Variety 1

Basil

Botanical Name

Name

Family Name

Name

Our Varieties

Name Variety 1

Basil

Ocimum basilicum
Labiatae

Temperature

  • Germination: 18-22°C
  • Growth: 22-26°C

Light

  • Basil does best with plenty of light.
  • 12 hours per day are recommended for growing indoors with Bulbo lights.
  • Not enough light may turn the leaves yellowish.

Soil

  • Choose medium-textured soils in order to avoid water stagnation.
  • For basil, we recommend this soil mix.

Time Of Growth

  • Basil seeds are sensitive and can take up to 14 days to sprout.
  • Look for more rapid growth after sprouting.
  • Expect about 45 days from seed to harvest, depending on variety.

HOW TO START

  • Basil can be sown directly in the pot. Scatter the seeds and cover with a thin layer of soil. Water gently.

    WATERING & CARE

    • Basil requires frequent watering, at least once a day. The soil should always be slightly humid.
    • Keep an eye on your basil plant and remove any recently formed flowers, allowing the plant to continue growing new leaves.

    How To Use

    • You can use both leaves and flower stalks for any occasion. Both can be frozen for consumption at a later date.
    • Basil has a high essential oil content making it a very fragrant herb.

    Nutritional Values

    for 100 g of product
    Potassium: 300 mg
    Phosphorus: 37 mg
    Calcium: 250 mg
    Sodium: 9 mg
    Iron: 5.5 mg
    Ocimum basilicum
    Labiatae

    Temperature

    • Germination: 18-22°C
    • Growth: 22-26°C

    Light

    • Basil does best with plenty of light.
    • 12 hours per day are recommended for growing indoors with Bulbo lights.
    • Not enough light may turn the leaves yellowish.

    Soil

    • Choose medium-textured soils in order to avoid water stagnation.
    • For basil, we recommend this soil mix.

    Time Of Growth

    • Basil seeds are sensitive and can take up to 14 days to sprout.
    • Look for more rapid growth after sprouting.
    • Expect about 45 days from seed to harvest, depending on variety.

    HOW TO START

    • Basil can be sown directly in the pot. Scatter the seeds and cover with a thin layer of soil. Water gently.

      WATERING & CARE

      • Basil requires frequent watering, at least once a day. The soil should always be slightly humid.
      • Keep an eye on your basil plant and remove any recently formed flowers, allowing the plant to continue growing new leaves.

      How To Use

      • You can use both leaves and flower stalks for any occasion. Both can be frozen for consumption at a later date.
      • Basil has a high essential oil content making it a very fragrant herb.

      Nutritional Values

      for 100 g of product
      Potassium: 300 mg
      Phosphorus: 37 mg
      Calcium: 250 mg
      Sodium: 9 mg
      Iron: 5.5 mg