Basil Care Instructions

How to care for your fresh basil plant

  1. Do not refrigerate.
  2. To maintain freshness, remove plant from package and cut elastic then remove bag from the roots.
  3. Place in a tall water glass.
  4. Add non-treated water to the glass until it reaches the top of the slots in the net pot which holds the roots.
  5. Place in a lighted area in the kitchen and enjoy fresh basil as needed by picking the leaves from the stem.
  6. Remember - basil does not like cooler temperatures. So do not place it in a window sill or drafty area.