Ocimum basilicum L.
A mixture of green-leaved Basil genovese and red-leaved Basil rosso. They are excellent fresh or as a pesto.
Grows to 40-60 cm tall, likes warmth, sensitive to frost. Basil is an essential part of the organic garden. Plant it between or next to tomatoes as it is a protective plant for tomatoes.
It can be planted in a greenhouse from January to April, but when sowing it is important to ensure that light is needed for germination.
The germination period is 10-15 days. Can be sown in open ground from mid-May to mid-June.
Planting distance 25 x 20 cm.
Lots of water and temperatures below 8 degrees Celsius cause the leaves to turn brown. Does not need much water.