From South America to your table. Basil, we really wouldn’t be able to imagine life without it. How fun to grow this invaluable ‘ingredient’ yourself! This powerful plant has always been valuable. Basil is also referred to as the King of Herbs, as it is said to be named after the ancient Greek word for king. Start growing aromatic herbs in your very own home!
Basil is always thirsty, hence water the plant regularly. The soil should be kept slightly moist. Harvesting the leaves regularly stimulates the plant’s growth. Pick the flowers, so the plant can put all its energy in its tasty leaves.
Basil is fragile and requires sunlight to survive. Find a warm spot for the plant, but be careful with direct sunlight. Basil thrives indoors in containers and also does well on patios. However, protect your plant from the cold and bring your Basil plant indoors before it gets too cold at night.