Big African Basil
Ocimum ‘African Blue’
This is a perennial Basil so it will keep going for you. It smells delicious and is also great for insects should you choose to keep it outside in the summer months, but it should come inside for winter.
Grow in a sunny, sheltered position. Keep soil moist but ensure water is draining out from the pot. Watering twice a week on average is a good idea. Pinch out the tips to keep it bushy, you can even eat the flowers.
A big and bushy single herb plant in a 19cm Italian terracotta pot, with a matching saucer. Planted in a peat reduced compost mix with added perlite for extra drainage.