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Old March 25, 2018   #522
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Originally Posted by Cole_Robbie View Post
About the basil, I never transplant, only direct-sow. Emily is the variety you want for container sales. Buy a bulk bag of it, and you will thank me. It lasts longer in the container, and has a shorter node length, making attractive plants. It is delicious, too, as well as aromatic. I've never planting Genovese in a container again.
Believe me, its the first and last time. I did quite the variety though. Genovese, Dark Opal, Lemon, Cinnamon, and Globe. I did both mass sow and 512 plugs. I transplanted into 1204 packs. I have around 20 flats. I lost count.

Time to direct sow now.
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