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Apple Mint (Mentha suaveolens) | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
Apple Mint (Mentha suaveolens) is a perennial herb with a spreading habit and apple scented leaves. Light lilac flowes are produced in summer.
Coriander Common | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
Coriander is a feathery annual herb, with clusters of spicy seeds. A must for every herb garden.
Origanum Vulgare (Common Origano) | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
The common oregano, grown for culinary use. Produces aromatic, oval, dark green leaves used in cooking and as seasoning. Small white flowers appear in the summer.
Basil ‘African Blue’ produces a bushy plant that can reach an eventual height of around 75cm.
Basil ‘African Blue’ produces a bushy plant that can reach an eventual height of around 75cm. It is an easy to grow herb with dark green purple-veined leaves and is topped with fragrant blue/purple/mauve flowers and has a brilliantly long flowering time, up to six months. This gorgeous garden plant can be grown for its decorative features alone, as well as its delicious flavour. For culinary use, just pinch off small sprigs. This will allow the plant to send out more shoots for picking. Basil goes well with tomato dishes and the dainty flowers can be sprinkled onto salads. Highly recommended.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 3 Jumbo Plug PlantsEventual Height: 75cm (30")Position: Sun or Partial ShadePrimary Flower Colour: BlueSuitable for Hanging Baskets? YesSuitable for Patio Containers? YesPlant Type: Tender PerennialSpacing: 30cm (12")Flowering Period: June-OctoberBotanical name: Ocimum basilicum
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These Jumbo plug plants would benefit from potting into large pots (13cm upwards) for a few weeks before planting out in the garden. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 5cm deep x 5cm square. Foliage height 5cm-20cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.
Basil ‘African Blue’ can be grown in pots by the kitchen door (if its warm and sunny) or in the border. It requires a fertile, well-drained neutral soil in full sun/partial shade.
‘African Blue’ is one of the few basil varieties that is perennial, officially classed as a half-hardy perennial, (HHP), so it may need some frost protection in the winter in colder areas so once it has died back in late autumn, give it a mulch to protect the crown of the plant. It will reappear the following spring with fresh growth.
It can also be grown as a companion plant in the greenhouse next to aubergines, tomatoes and chillies as it acts as a deterrent to aphids.
The jumbo plug plants looked good, and grew away quickly. When potted up. A strong basil taste - excellent with tomatoes, and just a few leaves needed - and attractive dark veined leaves. Looking forward to them bushing up and flavoring a long hot summer.
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Lovely bushy plug plants. Arrived on time and in good order. Thanks!
Good healthy growth
Good strong plants. Currently thriving.
Really pleased with these and great service
Good sized plants with strong roots, purple leaves and powerful basil smell. Taste good too.
Very healthy nice little plants
Parsley Plain Flat Leaved (Petroselinum crispum 'French') | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
Plain, flat leaves, with a more robust flavour than curly types, can be used in salads, soups, sauces and for garnish.
Tarragon French | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
French Tarragon is an aniseed flavoured, aromatic perennial. Often used with fish, pork, beef, poultry, game, potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, and the majority of vegetables.
Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
The must have herb. The leaves have a mild onion flavour which when finely chopped can be added to many dishes. Perennial herb which is very easy to grow.
Rosemary officinalis | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
Highly scented leaves. An absolute must in any herb garden for its aroma, attractive presentation and taste.
Alpine Strawberry (Fragaria vesca 'Wild form') | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
The Alpine Strawberry is a cousin of the wild strawberry. It produces a crop of small, thimble sized, but sweet berries throughout most of the growing season.
Chamomile Sweet (Chamaemelum nobilis) | 5 Large Plug Plants£5.99
Sweet chamomile can be grown in a container or the herb garden and the flowers can be infused in boiling water to make chamomile tea