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Basil Plant in 4 Inch Nursery Bag

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Basil Plant (Ocimum basilicum) 🌿

The Basil Plant, scientifically known as Ocimum basilicum, is a fragrant and flavorful herb prized for its culinary uses and medicinal properties. Native to tropical regions of Asia and Africa, Basil is a versatile plant that adds a fresh and aromatic touch to various dishes.

Care Tips:

Watering: 💧 Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water when the top inch of soil feels dry, and ensure proper drainage to prevent root rot.

Light: 🌞 Place in full sunlight for at least 6-8 hours daily. Basil plants thrive in bright sunlight and require ample light for healthy growth.

Temperature: 🌡️ Maintain temperatures between 65-85°F (18-29°C). Basil is sensitive to cold temperatures and should be protected from drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

Soil: 🏺 Plant in well-draining soil rich in organic matter. A mixture of potting soil and perlite is suitable. Ensure the pot has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging.

Fertilizing: 🌱 Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 2-3 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Avoid over-fertilizing, as it can lead to reduced flavor in the leaves.

Pruning: ✂️ Pinch off the top leaves regularly to encourage bushy growth and prevent the plant from flowering. Harvest leaves regularly to promote new growth and prolong the plant's lifespan.

Harvesting: 🌿 Harvest basil leaves regularly by pinching off the top leaves. Use fresh or dry the leaves for later use. Regular harvesting promotes bushy growth and enhances flavor.

Suitable Location:

Basil plants thrive in locations with:

  • Full Sunlight: 🌞 Place in a sunny spot with at least 6-8 hours of sunlight daily.
  • Warmth: 🌡️ Grow in a warm environment with temperatures consistently above 65°F (18°C). Protect from cold drafts and temperature fluctuations.
  • Humidity: 💦 Prefer moderate humidity levels. Consider misting the plant or placing it near a humidifier in dry indoor environments.

With their fresh aroma and culinary versatility, Basil plants are perfect for growing in kitchen gardens or containers. Enjoy the convenience of having fresh basil at your fingertips with proper care and attention to its needs.


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