Dec 10, 2018  Week: 50
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Newton Basil

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Scientific Name : Ocimum basilicum

Common Name : Basil

Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Upright, Mounded

Spacing : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Height : 12 - 20" (30 - 51cm)

Width : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

  • A fast-growing variety with a traditional Genovese flavour, it also features high resistance to Fusarium.
  • Unlike similar varieties, Newton does not have a licorice aftertaste, appealing to a wide range of consumers. 
  • Large, bright green, crinkled leaves are great for vegetable wraps and fresh chopped herbs.

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 3 to 5 weeks
Days from maturity to transplant: 21 to 30
Best for: Fresh Market Field, Hydroponic; Home Garden In-ground, Container