Common Name: Basil Columnar
Description: Largest growing of all basils. Grows into a stunning column with shiny, dark green leaves packed with flavour. Perfect for balconies or makes a stunning annual hedge. Annual. 120cm.
HarvestingHarvest frequently and remove flowers to encourage new growth.
Best Results: The more basil is harvested, the more it should be fertilised. Add lots of organic matter.
Uses: Use leaves in salads, tomato dishes, sauces, herb oils & vinegar. This is the largest growing of all basils so is perfect for pesto.
Companion: Basil is one of the best insect repellent plants so include several of these around the patio area or grow near doors and windows. Plant near tomato & capsicum to improve growth. Repels houseflies.