20-25 cm (8-10″) apart
Plant 6 mm (¼”) deep.
Herbs do best in a hot, sunny spot. In these conditions they’ll make the highest level of the aromatic oils that give them their taste and aroma. They also prefer well-drained alkaline soil, pH 6-8.
Seeds will sprout in 10-15 days
Repels harmful insects such as aphids, spider mites and potato beetle. A tea from this can be used as a spray for spider mites.
Direct sow in the late spring soil, sowing every few weeks for a longer season of harvest.
Pinch frequently to increase branching and bushiness. Herbs are perfect for growing in pots or in hanging baskets.
30 days for leaves, 45 for seeds