BASIL, FINO VERDE Annual
Forms a small dense bush with aromatic little leaves, a tidy plant for a windowsill or happy in the garden
SOW: In pots or plug trays (avoid using seed trays) in spring. Use bottom heat or wait until mid-spring, water well early in the day. Transplant the seedlings when large enough & after frost risk has passed.
Spring – sow them.
Summer – pinch out to prevent flowering and harvest leaves
Autumn – bring a pot into the house, dig up old plants from the garden and prepare for next year.
Easy to use when cooking as sprigs can just be popped in altogether without being chopped.