Plant Haven Seed Germination - Quick Guide: Basil (Lamiaceae), Thai Basil, Green Ruffles Basil, Purple Ruffles Basil, Lime Basil, Lemon Basil, Italian Large Leaf Basil, Holy Basil, Sweet Italian Basil, Red Rubin Basil, Baja Basil, Anise Basil, Cinnamon Basil, Genovese Basil

Genus and (Family): Basil (Lamiaceae)

Common Names: Thai Basil, Green Ruffles Basil, Purple Ruffles Basil, Lime Basil, Lemon Basil, Italian Large Leaf Basil, Holy Basil, Sweet Italian Basil, Red Rubin Basil, Baja Basil, Anise Basil, Cinnamon Basil, Genovese Basil

Plant Type (Hardiness)
Half Hardy Annual
Tender Perennial

Needs light for germination
Yes

Number of days from sowing to germination: 7 - 14

Optimal soil temperatures for germination (*F): 65 - 85 (70)

Can seed be winter sown
No

Ease of germination
Easy

Optimal seed starting medium
Some nutrition useful

Germination/ Sowing tips specific to this entry
*Lightly cover seed.
*Can be direct sown after final frost once soil temperatures have risen to at least 65 degrees *F.

Posted by Bhawana on Dec 2, 2020 6:10 AM CST:
Basil is one of the herbs that can be easily grown and it can be used in varieties of recipes. Basil leaves can be used in various forms such as frozen leaves, dried leaves and they can be also kept in a water jar for storing.

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