Basil

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Tags herb
Binomial Name Ocimum basilicum
Taxon Species
Description Fragrant and delicious herb with tender green leaves. Great in just about anything - salad, sauces, meat marinades, and even popcorn.
Companions Apricot Cherry Tomatoes Kale Heirloom Tomatoes Jalapeno Apple tree Habanero Pepper Anaheim Pepper Black Habanero Cayenne Pepper Cherry Stuffer Pepper Red Bell Pepper Orange Bell Pepper Green Tabasco Pepper Red Scotch Bonnet Pepper Green Zebra Tomato Pineapple Tomato Nectarine African Marigold Mexican Tarragon Cascabel Chili
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growing Degree Days
Sowing Method Plant seeds under 1cm of soil in starting pots. Keep the plants indoors or transplant them outdoors in late spring.
Spread 26 centimeters
Row Spacing 10 centimeters
Height 60 centimeters