Peren­nial basil

Better Homes and Gardens (Australia) - - Backyardpantry -

A smaller shrub than the an­nual va­ri­ety, it has the same flavour.

Team with to­mato.

From seed in seed trays in Septem­ber. Trans­plant to biodegrad­able prop­a­ga­tion pots. In 4–6 weeks, plant in beds (Oc­to­ber to De­cem­ber). Space 20–25cm apart.

Har­vest in 10–12 weeks, be­fore it starts flow­er­ing.

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