BASIL SWEET- Ocimum basilicum

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An annual growing 30-80cm tall. Ideal pot plant, but also happy in the herb garden. Prefers full sun to partial shade. Frost and cold sensitive. Fresh leaves can be used in salads, vegetable and meat dishes. Keep centres pinched to promote bushier plant and inhibit flowering. Well known for its addition to Italian dishes and pesto. Delicious clove and aniseed flavours.