Basil is a quick and easy to grow herb which is delicious with tomatoes. It is suited to growth in pots and gardens.
Growing tips: Basil likes a well drained fertile soil.
Pinching the tips out promotes growth.
Keep well watered in warm weather
Position: Full sun to part shade
Height / spacing: 70cm / 30cm
Uses: Can be used fresh or dried in a range of dishes such as pesto, pasta and tomatoes
When planted with capsicum, tomatoes and beans, basil enhances their growth.