Red brown, ornamental, aromatic. Very striking also for bunching. Somewhat more sensitive to grow than green varieties. Also available as sowing discs.
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicumSpecific qualities: germinates in the light, needs much warmthVegetation period: annual
Seed required for direct sowing (g/100m²): 40-50 g/100 m²Seed required for 1000 plants (g): 3-4 gSeed required for 1000 (ø 10 cm)-pots: 20 gSowing depth: 0.3-0.5 cmSowing times: indoors from April, May onwards outdoorsDistance between rows and plants (cm): 25x25 cm until 30x25 cm