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pH
C (6 - 6.5)
B (0.6 - 0.9)
Medium (200 - 300 ppm)
Moderate to Moist
A (65 - 72º Fahrenheit)
B,C (65 - 75º Fahrenheit)
C (65 - 72º Fahrenheit)

Spring to Summer finish. Standard PPP.

4-5" and Quart Pot : 3-4
6" and Gallon Pot : 5-6
7-9" Pot : 6-7

Pinch immediately above leaf node as needed to shape.

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips: 

Once established, best maintained at 65F. No Insecticides are registered for herbs. Use insecticidal soaps or biological controls.

Basil is notorious for being quite susceptible to downy mildew. Amazel, however, has excellent resistance to Downy Mildew, which will keep plants growing and producing for home gardeners throughout the entire season. This is an amazing improvement in basil.

Amazel is propagated from cuttings and thus does not go through a juvenile phase in the same way that seed grown version do. Unlike typical seed basil, Amazel is seed sterile and therefore continues to produce leaves and shoots even after flower initiation unlike other basil varieties that focus most or all of their energy into seed production. For best flavor and leaf production harvest and or pinch regularly to promote fresh tender growth.  If heavy flowering happens late in the season that will likely affect taste, but when it is actively growing new leaves and shoots it will have its best flavor.  A small amount of flowering should not affect taste at all.
 
To produce the best plants for customers, the liner should be pinched and grown in bright light.  This pinch and bright light will encourage later blooming in home gardens.  This means early season plants will definitely need to be pinched, with later plantings less in need of pinching.
Last to move outside
Award Year Award Plant Trial
2018 Top Performer Oklahoma State University Botanical Gardens
2018 Top Performer Mississippi State University - Crystal Springs
2018 Top Performer Texas Tech University
2018 Leader of the Pack - All Season North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum
2018 Top Performer Raker Trial
2018 Top Showy Ornamental Foliage and Edible Crops Mississippi State University - Poplarville
2018 Top Performer Texas A&M - East Texas Bedding Plant Trial
2018 Best Overall Performance: Annual Boerner Botanical Garden
2018 Leader of the Pack - Late Season North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum
2018 Perfect Score All Season University of Tennessee - Jackson

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