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Hobby Farms Editors
February 4, 2011

Size: 8 to 24 inches

Sunlight requirements: Full sun

Water requirements: About 1 inch per week—herbs in containers need more moisture.

Soil requirements: Well-drained soil that isn’t heavily fertilized

When to plant: Start seeds early indoors, or direct-seed in early spring.

Where to plant: Garden; containers

When to harvest: 80 to 90 days after planting

Produce storage: Store in a cool, dark space, or freeze in airtight containers for six to eight months.


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