Basil 'Sweet Mammoth'
Huge ruffled leaves deliver pungent flavor.
Height: 18-24 in
Water as needed all season to keep soil evenly moist, keeping your eye out for the first sign of wilt. Wilting is a sure sign that your basil needs water. Feed with a vegetable fertilizer to ensure your bountiful harvest.
Growing Tips for Homeowners:
When harvesting basil, cut it back to about 1/4 inch above a node, which is where the branch meets the main stem. Be sure to leave enough foliage on your plant so it can continue to grow.