Basil Seeds - Minette Compact Greek

Basil Seeds - Minette Compact Greek

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.79
1 Ounce $34.69 ($34.69/ounce)
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  • Small enough for a patio and an essential ingredient in many Italian dishes
  • Open Pollinated, fast-growing annual
  • Gorgeous green basil seeds that taste delicious!
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Sweet; Anise-Like
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Medicinal, Tea
Growing Conditions Commercial, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Microgreens, Sauce/Paste
Plant Resistance Deer

About Basil Seeds - Minette Compact Greek

Ocimum basilicum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Plant Type Dwarf

Both beautiful and delicious, the Minette compact basil is a must-have for your garden. This type of basil is delicious in pasta sauces and soups, and is prized for its gorgeous sphere shape once it's fully grown. It is a quick and high-yield producer so you'll have plenty of basil all season long.

Planting Information

Planting Basil Seeds - Minette Compact Greek

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 10 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Basil Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 353 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 20,000 Up to 150 Sq. Ft

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Basil Seeds - Minette Compact Greek