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Peruvian basil organic

€2,50 EUR

A basil variety from Peru with good properties

This variety produces few lavender-colored flowers and flat, pointed green leaves. They offer a somewhat “medicinal” flavor by blending scents of mint, oregano and camphor. It is found in the southern United States and in most countries of Latin America.

Scientific Name: ocimum campechianum

Plant Life Cycle: annual

Optimal Germination Temperature: 21-24°C

Germination time in days: 5-10 days

Indicative Days to maturity: 65 to 70 days

Sunlight: Full sun

Soil requirement: Sandy, stony and humus rich

Sowing and cultivation: Sow indoors in a tray, at a temperature between 18 and 20°C, under a well-lit shelter, 6 weeks before planting. Transplant when the plants have 4 to 5 leaves in well-heated soil, spacing them 25 to 30 cm apart. Be careful not to overwater