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Basil ‘African Blue’ 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.
Basil ‘African Blue’ 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 lovely garden plant is highly recommended and 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.
Garden ready pot, specially selected and being grown in our nursery ready to be planted straight into their final place on arrival.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 9cm Garden Ready potHabit: UprightEventual Height: 75cm (30")Position: Sun or Partial ShadePrimary Flower Colour: BlueSuitable for Patio Containers? YesPlant Type: Tender PerennialFlowering Period: June - OctoberBotanical name: Ocimum basilicum
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9cm Potted Plant specially selected and grown in our nursery. Planted in Taupe Grey pots these are fully recyclable, along with the plastic packaging they arrive in.
These are Garden Ready so you can just plant and go, no extra growing time needed, just regular pruning and maintenance to get the best out of your plants, the size is based on the pot and compost volume, foliage will vary from plant type, picture is for illustration purposes only.
One of the three pots was badly squashed by the compost bag and has died, and the remaining two are struggling but the rest of the order is doing well, thank you!
Arrived safely well packaged, doing well in planted pot, very pleased with purchase, & service.
Arrived in really good condition best mail order plants Ive ever ordered
Again well established plant. Flowering at time of arrival.
Good sized and healthy plants, very well packed and service prompt
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