Mall Agro’s online seed collection now includes Basil seeds, perfect for anyone looking to grow fresh Basil in their garden or on their balcony. Basil is an annual plant that can be sown directly and is suitable for growing in both the garden and pots. The plant prefers a sunny site with at least six to eight hours of sunlight a day and moderate watering since it is not resistant to cold.
Basil reaches its flowering period in June, July, August, and September, and the leaves can be harvested throughout this time. The plant is desirable to water moderately and extremely carefully to prevent it from developing fungal diseases and root rot. Fertilizing regularly with suitable fertilizer for spices is recommended as Basil prefers fertile soils.
Basil leaves are an excellent addition to many dishes, adding a fresh and aromatic flavor. It is often used in Italian cuisine and can be added to pasta dishes, pizzas, salads, and sauces. You can also use Basil leaves to make pesto, a traditional Italian sauce made from fresh Basil, garlic, pine nuts, and olive oil. In addition to culinary uses, Basil also has several medicinal properties and can be used to treat common colds, coughs, and digestive problems.
Overall, Mall Agro’s Basil seeds are an excellent addition to any herb garden, providing fresh and flavorful leaves that can be used in many different ways.