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Sweet Basil


Abundant bunches of lush green leaves with rich fragrance. This annual plant has a sweet, spicy flavour that complements many dishes.


  • Annual
  • Superbly aromatic
  • Quick & easy to grow


Full sun


Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist. Thin seedlings to 20cm apart. Can be grown indoors in pots in well-lit areas.


Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil. Water regularly. Frequent picking ensures a continuous supply. Will grow well indoors in pots. If grown outdoors protect from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.


Great companion plant for tomatoes, cucumbers and corn. Can be used to flavour bruschetta, pasta and salads. Mature plants in bloom can be cut and dried for winter use.