Herb - Basil Gustosa Seeds
HOW TO GROW FROM SEEDS
Basil Gustosa is one of the easiest herbs to grow indoors. Seeds are best started off indoors from late February to mid-summer. Fill a 7, 5 cm pot with seed compost, firm down and sow a few seeds of basil Gustosa over the topmost will germinate so only sow a few more seeds than you need. Cover with a thin layer of vermiculite, water gently, and pop it into a propagator. If you don’t have one, don’t worry. You can cover the pot with a small, clear freezer bag and secure it with an elastic band. Germination usually takes between 10 days to 2 weeks at 15-18C.
CARE AFTER GERMINATION
You don't need to worry much about your plants much as it is very easy to grow. Plant basil gustosa outside after all danger of frost has passed, choosing a sunny, sheltered spot with well-drained soil or grow plants in containers. You can keep a plant in a pot going all summer long by moving it into a slightly bigger container every time roots show through the drainage holes in the bottom, plants could end up in a 20cm container. Keep plants bushy and productive by pinching the tips of branches regularly and remove any flowers that start to develop. That's all you have to do.
WHAT IS BASIL HERB
The leaves of Basil Gustosa are also commonly used in cooking, though some people eat the leaves raw. Holy basil tastes spicy and bitter. Basil is an excellent source of vitamin K, manganese, iron, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It's also a good source of calcium, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids. Basil Gustosa isn't limited to internal use. When basil's oils are extracted to make essential oil, it is used for treating cuts, wounds, and skin infections. It's also been shown to fight acne. Overall Basil Gustosa is very versatile in its use.
Note: Information provided for guidance only, as cultural practices and climatic circumstances vary.
- Season: Simmer
- USDA Zones: 10-11
- Days to Harvest: 60 Days.
- Height: 12-24 inches
- Soil Type: Moist
Temperature: 15-18 degree celcius
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