Basil Sweet herb seeds (Ocimum basilicum) can be grown virtually anywhere from containers on the patio, to the kitchen windowsil or in the borders. Sweet Basil can be grown all year round indoors.
Ocimum basilicum herbs require sowing at 1/4″ deep in small pots of general compost.
Basil sweet herb seeds take approximately 7 to 14 days for germination at temperatures of 15-20 degrees centigrade.
Basil leaves are best used picked fresh, immediately before use.