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2.32 qt. Sweet Basil

  • Large, aromatic leaves loaded with flavor
  • Plant grows 24 to 30 inches tall and 18 in. wide
  • Best for planting in spring after the last frost
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Product Overview

Famous for its signature flavor and fragrance, Sweet Basil has big green leaves that are just what you need to make classic pesto. Plants grow fast and are easy to care for. Harvest often to promote bushiness and plant growth, and be sure to pinch blooms as soon as you see them to keep the plant from going to seed. Plant Sweet Basil after the last spring frost. Grows well in containers as long as it’s watered regularly.
  • Classic Italian basil that is easy to grow
  • Large green leaves with strong flavor
  • Grow in fertile, well-drained soil
  • Key pesto ingredient
  • Good choice for containers
  • Light Requirements: Full sun
  • Space 18“ apart



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Specifications

Dimensions

Mature Height
24 to 30 inches
Planting Depth (in.)
6

Details

Additional Characteristics
Non-GMO
Annual / Perennial
Annual
Average Shipping Height (in.)
4
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Summer
Blossom Color
White
Botanical Name
Ocimum basilicum Genovese
Common Name
Basil Plant
Edible Type
Herb
Fragrance
Fragrant
Granular (Yes/No)
Yes
Growth Habit
Upright
Hardiness Zone
10 (30 to 40 F)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
1
Organic
Non-Organic
Organic
No
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
18 inches
Returnable
90-Day
Shipped As
Container
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Twice a week
Wildlife Attracted
No Wildlife Attracted
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers

3Questions5Answers

How do I add a basil plant to my curbside order

Asked by Jackie August 7, 2020
1
Answer

If your store that you are purchasing the plant from is on the list of stores for curbside pickup, you would order as normal and designate the order as curbside pickup. Curbside Pickup is available only in those select stores daily until 6 p.m. (you can go online to see what stores have curbside pickup) Valid only at the specific store selected by customer when placing order and only for orders confirmed via Order Pickup Notification email or text. All of those options should be available when placing the order on line.

What size is the pot 4 inches?

Asked by Grace May 21, 2020
2
Answers

Yes

Can I get 3 Italian basil from San Rafael store and do curbside pickup

Asked by Nana April 25, 2020
2
Answers

are your herbs available at Park Meadows

Customer Reviews

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  • 73% recommend this product
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Extremely happy with this hearty plant. Doing well in this crazy Georgia heat!
Extremely happy with this hearty plant. Doing well in this crazy Georgia heat!
by Janet
Thick full and healthy...
Thick full and healthy
by HomeDepotCustomer
by HomeDepotCustomer
As soon as I put it in planter box,it died....
As soon as I put it in planter box,it died. All the plants around it are alive and well though.
by Shelly
Healthy plant, sprouting new growth almost daily! Likes LOTS of...
Healthy plant, sprouting new growth almost daily! Likes LOTS of water and bright indirect sun.
by Melissa
Very nice. The best thing was that I could...
Very nice. The best thing was that I could separate the 5 individual plants in the container.
by JJ
Everything is growing fine....
Everything is growing fine.
by Roadrunner
by HomeDepotCustomer
Nice, healthy plant. Doing well in the garden outside....
Nice, healthy plant. Doing well in the garden outside.
by PB
The herb is the healthiest of all the ones I...
The herb is the healthiest of all the ones I purchased. Looks and smells great.
by Cham
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