Basil Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Sunny, sheltered position.
Not usually required.
Tomato, Pepper, Purslane and Lettuce.
Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 25cm (9") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow directly into soil in early summer or under cover in pots.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Plants raised in a greenhouse or under cover will have softer leaves. Pinch off flower buds as they appear to keep the plant productive.
Harvest leaves a few at a time to keep the plant cropping.
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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