You are using an outdated browser. For a faster, safer browsing experience, upgrade for free today.

« Previous Plant  |  Next Plant »

Basil SimplyHerbs Try Basil

  • »  Fragrant plants are great for herb gardens or adding scent to mixed combinations
  • »  Includes Genovese, dark red and serrated basils – a lovely mix of colors and flavors for all your basil needs

  • Category:Herb
  • Breeder:Burpee
  • Hardiness Zone:10-11
  • Height:60-75 cm
  • Spread:30-40 cm
  • Spacing:30-40 cm

A mix of a large-leaf Genovese basil, a serrated green leaf type, and a burgundy-leaf variety. Fragrant and attractive. Prefers moist, nutrient rich soil. Do not over water. Keep plants pinched so they don't flower. Does not tolerate cool temperatures.

Hanging Basket
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Additional Information about Basil 'Try Basil'

SimplyHerbs Basil, ‘Try Basil’ and Sage are now available as Precision Multi-Pellets. For Growers, this offers reliable plug production, improved order fill rate, uniform quality in plug trays and improved margin, meaning more sales. For Hydroponic Growers, this offers a higher percentage of transplantable plugs and more uniform finished product.

Other SimplyHerbs supplied as:Multi-seed Pellets

  • The easy and economical way to grow the most popular herb classes.
  • One plug in a 4-in./10-cm pot gives a nice fast fill.
  • No more seed broadcasting or scoops across the soil, so the risk of disease is reduced.
  • Best in-ground and in containers.

Days from transplant to harvest: 28

Each pellet includes 3 varieties (Genovese, serrated and dark red selections) with 8 seeds.

Best for: Fresh Market Field, Fresh Market Hydroponic, Home Garden In-ground, Home Garden Container Grow and sell three popular basils in one! Each multi-seed pellet produces a balanced blend of Genovese, serrated and dark red basils. Just one pellet in a 4-in. (10-cm) pot gives a nice, fast fill. Healthy, uniform plants ship well, look good at retail and are great for mixed containers.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Basil 'Try Basil'

Harvest regularly to keep plant producing.
Days to harvest: 28
Check the plant tag for more care tips. Little fertilization required.
Bloom Time: Summer