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Basil

Dark Opal Seeds

(Ocimum basilicum)

Dark purple foliage, fine sweet anise flavour, excellent for seasoning and for basil vinegar turning attractive red colour, annual to 70cm, sow spring and summer.

Seed count: 600/g.

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Basil

Discover our basil seeds ā€“ tiny powerhouses of health and versatility. Also known as sabja seeds or tukmaria, they're packed with nutrients and benefits. Derived from the basil plant, these black seeds are rich in fiber for digestion and weight management. They're also loaded with essential minerals like calcium, magnesium, and iron, promoting bone strength and vitality. Basil seeds are antioxidants, fighting free radicals and supporting your body's defense. When soaked in water, they form a gel, perfect for summer drinks and desserts. In the kitchen, they add crunch to salads, smoothies, and baked goods while infusing a subtle basil flavor. Explore our premium basil seeds for a convenient and delicious way to boost your well-being and culinary creations.

500-1000 seeds per gram

Basil seeds planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:All Year
Subtropic:Aug-Jan
Mild:Sep-Dec
Cold/Frost:Sep-Jan
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:20-25
Row space cm:30-50
Depth cm:0.5
Best soil temp:18-35 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:500-1000
Average days to maturity:70-84
Seed savers needed
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
Companion Planting
Try these plants as good neighbours for Basil
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restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Basil seed count is 600/g. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.

  

 

 

 

 

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