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Culinary & Cooking Herbs

The Best Culinary Herb Varieties 

Herbs will be shipped from the beginning of April onwards unless there is still a risk of frost. Free delivery on orders over £100

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  1. Ocimum basilicum

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Best Basil for Growing in Colder Sites
    • Uses: Italian and Mediterranean dishes
    • Taste: Traditional sweet basil flavour
    • Harvest: May-October
    • Storage: Use fresh, can be frozen or dried
    • Height: 30cm
    • Spacing: 30cm
    • Life: Annual
    From £3.99  Inc VAT

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  2. Ocimum basilicum

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Best Basil for Flavour
    • Uses: Italian and Mediterranean dishes
    • Taste: Fantastic intense sweet basil flavour
    • Harvest: May-October
    • Storage: Use fresh, can be frozen or dried
    • Height: 30cm
    • Spacing: 30cm
    • Life: Annual
    From £4.25  Inc VAT

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  3. Anthriscus cerefolium

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 30-60 cm
    • Spread: 30 cm
    • Colour: light green foliage, white flowers
    • Flowers: summer
    • Uses: culinary, herb
    • Spacing: 25 - 30 cm
    • Taste: delicate parsley
    • Harvest: when 10 cm tall, all year round
    • Life: hardy annual/biennial
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  4. Allium schoenoprasum

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 40 cm
    • Spread: 25-30 cm
    • Colour: green foliage, purple flowers
    • Flowers: May-July
    • Uses: culinary, salad, herb garden
    • Spacing: 15 cm
    • Scent: mild onion
    • Habit: upright
    • Life: hardy perennial
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  5. Coriandrum sativum

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 60 cm
    • Spread: 30 cm
    • Colour: green foliage, white flowers
    • Flowers: June to September
    • Uses: culinary, herb garden
    • Spacing: 10 cm
    • Scent: aromatic/Asian food
    • Habit: upright
    • Life: tender
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  6. Anethum graveolens

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 30 cm
    • Spread: 20 cm
    • Colour: Green
    • Flowers: green
    • Uses: culinary
    • Taste: lemon scented
    • Harvest: all year
    • Storage: can be dried
    • Spacing: 20 cm
    • Life: half-hardy annual
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  7. Origanum onites

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • AKA Greek or Cretan Oregano
    • Height: 45 cm
    • Spread: 45 cm
    • Colour: green foliage, pink/purple flowers
    • Flowers: Summer
    • Uses: culinary, herb garden
    • Spacing: 25 cm
    • Scent: strongly herby
    • Habit: mound forming
    • Life: hardy perennial
    • Packs of 5 Plants
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  8. Mentha suaveolens

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 60-100 cm
    • Spread: indefinite
    • Colour: green foliage, mauve flowers
    • Flowers: July-August
    • Uses: culinary, herb garden
    • Spacing: 30 cm
    • Scent: apples and mint
    • Habit: upright, vigorous
    • Life: hardy perennial
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  9. Mentha spicata var. crispa

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: to 60 cm
    • Spread: indefinite
    • Colour: green foliage, purple/mauve flowers
    • Flowers: July-August
    • Uses: culinary, herb garden
    • Spacing: 30 cm
    • Scent: ... minty
    • Habit: upright, vigorous
    • Life: hardy perennial. Invasive and best grown in a pot.
    From £3.99  Inc VAT

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  10. Mentha spicata

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 45-60 cm
    • Spread: indefinite
    • Colour: green foliage, purple/mauve flowers
    • Flowers: July-August
    • Uses: culinary, herb garden
    • Spacing: 30 cm
    • Scent: spearmint
    • Habit: upright, vigorous
    • Life: hardy perennial
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  11. Origanum vulgare

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 45 cm
    • Spread: 45 cm
    • Colour: dark green foliage, purple/mauve flowers
    • Flowers: July-August
    • Uses: culinary, herb garden
    • Spacing: 25 cm
    • Scent: aromatic
    • Habit: forms a mound
    • Life: hardy perennial
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  12. Petroselinum crispum

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 30-40 cm
    • Spread: 15 cm
    • Colour: green with white flowers
    • Flowers: summer
    • Uses: garnish, herb garden
    • Spacing: 15 cm
    • Scent/Taste: flinty mineral
    • Habit: upright
    • Life: hardy biennial
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  13. Petroselinum crispum

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 45-60 cm
    • Spread: 25 cm
    • Colour: green with white flowers
    • Flowers: summer
    • Uses: culinary, herb garden
    • Spacing: 15 cm
    • Scent/Taste: Minerally
    • Habit: upright
    • Life: hardy biennial
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  14. Diplotaxis tenuifolia

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 60-90 cm
    • Colour: bright green leaves
    • Flowers: white
    • Uses: garnish, salad,
    • Taste: pungent, peppery
    • Harvest: summer
    • Spacing: 20 cm
    • Life: half-hardy annual
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  15. Rosmarinus officinalis

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 1 m
    • Spread: 1 m
    • Foliage: evergreen needles
    • Flowers: pale blue in early spring
    • Uses: culinary and herb garden
    • Spacing: 90 cm
    • Scent/Taste: aromatic
    • Habit: upright
    • Life: hardy perennial
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  16. Salvia officinalis

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 60 cm
    • Spread: 60 cm
    • Colour: silver grey
    • Flowers: mauve blue in summer
    • Uses: culinary, medicinal
    • Taste: highly aromatic
    • Harvest: all year
    • Storage: ideally not
    • Spacing: 45 cm
    • Life: hardy perennial
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  17. Salvia officinalis Purpurascens

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 60 cm
    • Spread: 60 cm
    • Colour: Young foliage is a distinctive purple
    • Flowers: mauve blue in summer
    • Uses: culinary, medicinal
    • Taste: highly aromatic
    • Harvest: all year
    • Storage: ideally not
    • Spacing: 45 cm
    • Life: hardy perennial
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £3.99  Inc VAT

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  18. Salvia officinalis Tricolor

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Uses: soups, roasts and stuffings
    • Taste: Mediterranean, astringent
    • Harvest: spring to autumn
    • Storage: use fresh, can be frozen and dried
    • Foliage: green and cream with a pink blush
    • Flowers: blue in summer
    • Height: 40cm
    • Spacing: 30cm
    • Life: Hardy perennial
    From £3.99  Inc VAT

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  19. Artemisia dracunculus

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 90 cm
    • Spread: 45 cm
    • Colour: dark green
    • Flowers: tiny yellow
    • Uses: culinary
    • Taste: strong
    • Harvest: summer
    • Storage: freeze
    • Spacing: 60 cm
    • Life: half-hardy perennial
    From £3.99  Inc VAT

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  20. Thymus vulgaris compactus

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 30 cm
    • Spread: 20 cm
    • Colour: dark green
    • Flowers: mauve pink
    • Uses: culinary, medicinal
    • Taste: highly aromatic
    • Harvest: all year
    • Storage: can be dried
    • Spacing: 20 cm
    • Life: hardy perennial
    From £3.99  Inc VAT

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  21. Thymus x citriodorus

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 30 cm
    • Spread: 20 cm
    • Colour: variegated gold and green
    • Flowers: pink
    • Uses: culinary, medicinal
    • Taste: lemon scented
    • Harvest: all year
    • Storage: can be dried
    • Spacing: 20 cm
    • Life: hardy perennial
    From £3.99  Inc VAT

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  22. Thymus x citriodorus

    Pot Grown Herbs
    • Height: 30 cm
    • Spread: 20 cm
    • Colour: variegated silver, cream and grey
    • Flowers: pink
    • Uses: culinary, medicinal
    • Taste: lemon scented
    • Harvest: all year
    • Storage: can be dried
    • Spacing: 20 cm
    • Life: hardy perennial
    • RHS Award of Garden Merit
    From £3.99  Inc VAT

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