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Sage Common Herb Plants

Sage Common Herb Plants

2.50

Sage
Salvia officinalis

Perennial. Ht 60cm. A hardy evergreen, perennial, shrubby plant that produces green, oval shaped leaves that are highly aromatic and mauve/blue flowers in Summer. Plant in dry, well drained soil in full sun. Use the chopped leaves to flavour fatty meats, poultry or pork stuffing and in sauces.
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Oregano French Golden Herb Plants

Oregano French Golden Herb Plants

2.50

French Golden Oregano
Oreganum vulgare Aureum

Perennial. Ht 40cm. A woody perennial with yellow oval aromatic leaves which look their best in Spring before they mature to a deeper green. Pale pink flowers in Summer. Plant in moist, well drained soil in full sun and use in Mediterranean dishes.
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Parsley Curled Herb Plants

Parsley Curled Herb Plants

2.50

Curled Parsley
Petroselenium crispum

Biennial. Ht 20cm. An excellent culinary variety producing bright green curly leaves that can be grown in the garden or containers. Plant in a moist, fertile, well drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
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Basil Herb Plants

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Basil Herb Plant Varieties

Ocimum Basilicum

A definite in the top 10! We are asked for this all year round but as it’s a very tender annual we only grow it when natural conditions allow it to flourish in this country. I guess you get used to seeing it in the Supermarkets whatever the season, but, as it needs lots of heat and light and we don’t believe in providing that artificially, we wait for the real sunshine that allows the flavour to develop into that familiar and exceptional taste that combines so well with tomatoes.

Sweet Basil is still the most popular and the one that everyone recognises but there are many other varieties; some with a hint of lemon, lime or cinnamon, others with purple or curly leaves or a combination of the two! Then there’s Holy and Thai to make your decision even more difficult! Greek Basil with miniature leaves but retaining the same flavour, Bush Basil somewhere between the size of Sweet and Greek or Napolitano, also called lettuce leaved - there are lots to choose from!

What is common throughout is their love of warm sunshine and their need to be watered early in the day, preferably from underneath to allow the stems to be dry at night. A rich, free draining growing medium is best to prevent the stems from rotting; something they are prone to if allowed to stand wet - especially when the temperature drops at night.


Basil Herb Plant Varieties List

Click here or on the photo above to list the Basil Herb Plant varieties available from our nursery.

Online Catalogue |  Basil Herb Plants

Basil Herb Plants