Basil is originally from India. The Egyptians saw basil as a medicinal herb. Fresh basil has a unique spicy flavor. Dried basil tastes weaker than fresh. The stems of basil are hairy, fine, ribbed, branched and light green to red at the base. Basil is an important culinary herb.
Sow under glass, do not cover seeds, press lightly and keep moist. When the plants are sufficiently large, transplant in pots and containers or in a warm spot in the ground.
Basilicum Germ'line Instructies
Soak the seeds in cold water for 15 minutes
Rinse with clean water in a sieve
Scatter the seeds in fine layers in a germinator
Then water the sprouts 2 to 3 times a day
Germination 15 to 20 days