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2024 Seed Catalog

Basil Aristotle
New for 2024

HR24000

Aristotle

Greek Basil Seeds

60 days

Aristotle is a highly ornamental Greek basil with densely-packed, petite jade green leaves. Beautifully symmetrical, 10 to 12 in. mounds spread to about 15 in. A perfect basil to grow in containers, either outdoors or indoors in a sunny window. To keep plants shapely, clip the tender, sweetly spicy leaves often to use whole in place of Italian basil in any of your favorite recipes.

30 seeds - $3.49
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Growing Aristotle Greek Basil Seeds

Bee introduces how to plant

Plant Basil Seeds: Direct sow into the garden after all danger of frost. Plant seed ¼ in. deep, 2-3 seeds per inch, in rows 18 in. apart. Firm the soil well over the seeds. Thinning is not necessary. Can be started indoors in cell packs or flats 6 weeks prior to setting out. Kept at 70°F., germination is in 5-10 days.

Grow Basil: Basil prefers warm weather and is very sensitive to cold. Removing flowers and pinching taller stems will result in bushier plants that produce more leaves and better flavor. Removing leaves from basil plants helps promote growth. Some basils may die back after blooming. Basil is often companion planted with tomatoes.

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