Latin Name: Lavandula Vera
Perennial aromatic herb that bears blue flowers.24" high plant with compact growth habit. Plant in full sun, germinate cool.Long germination period of 2 - 4 weeks. Sow in neutral or slightly alkaline, well drained soil.Start indoors in pots, set outside at 12-18" spacing. If your soil is soggy, damp or poorly drained, lavender's delicate roots are likely to rot.Keep topsoil relatively dry to prevent humidity/ fungus related problems. Use dried flowers to flavour homemade biscuits or with pork and for perfume pouches.
This is a vigorous plant with large leaves and a milder taste than Italiano Classico. Use it to put on a sandwich, wrap a slice of tomato with mozzarella cheese, or on bruschetta. Can be grown in containers. 75-80 days from direct seed. Sow seeds in a sunny spot when weather has warmed up, or start in a seed box and transplant. For transplants, sow 5-6 seeds in a 10cm pot six weeks before setting out. 8g about 5,600 seeds.
Large basil with blistered leaves. This variety is only found in Naples and is highly prized for it's flavour. Traditionally used to wrap the large leaves around mozzarella balls and drizzled with olive. 8 Grams of seeds.
ClassicåÊvariety of basil. Large plant with dark green leaves. Often used for sauces and pestos.
Thrives in tropical weather. Very easy to germinate and grow. Shade cloth recommended to shield from afternoon sun.View full product details
Smallest of Basil leaf family but carries very intense flavours. Plants grows in a small compact bush and grows well in pots.View full product details