Very fragrant basil with very large leaves that are perfect for pesto.
Scientific Name: Ocimum Basilicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 20-28C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 30-50 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds indoors In March to May and keep soil temperature between 20-24C, They will need light to germinate. When large enough to handle, and after progressive exposure to outdoors temperatures, transplant them outside in the polytunnel. Space plants by 45 cm in a well drained soil in a sunny spot.