Most basil types and varieties can perform well in container production and/or hydroponic systems, but which ones will perform best for you? With a few facts in hand, you'll be prepared to match your system to the best varieties. Here's help getting your container and/or hydroponic basil production off to a successful start.
Download a full-color, print-friendly, PDF version of our Hydroponic & Container Basil Guide. This brochure prints on 4 single-sided sheets of 8.5x11" paper, or on two, double-sided sheets. Refer to our accompanying Hydroponic & Container Basil Comparison Chart for more information.
Hydroponic & Container Basil Varieties | Comparison Charts | Faster-Growing, Slower-Growing & Specialty Varieties
Use our comparison charts to compare and contrast distinguishing features of basil varieties for container and hydroponic production: type, variety, description, recommendation, disease resistances, benefits, drawbacks, common uses, and seed forms offered, along with full-color images plus links to additional information.
Hydroponic & Container Basil Varieties | Comparison Charts (PDF) | Johnny's Selected Seeds
Download a full-color PDF version of our Hydroponic & Container Basil Varieties Comparison Charts. Prints on two single-sided sheets of 8.5x11" paper, or on one, double-sided sheet. Refer to our accompanying Hydroponic & Container Basil Guide for more information.
An overview with comparison chart of 10 different hydroponic grow media types, plus recommendations for flushing, sterilization, and related maintenance.
This tech sheet describes common hydroponic growing media options; and how to select which one is best for your needs; how using plugs differs from using a soilless mix in hydroponic production; monitoring salt buildup in different types of media; and maintaining medium hygiene.
This article describes the basic steps of seed-starting in hydroponic systems and introduces some of the primary environmental variables that affect plant health and productivity in hydroponic systems.
This tech sheet describes the basic steps of seed-starting in hydroponic systems and introduces the primary variables that affect plant health and productivity in hydroponic systems. Information presented includes steps for seed-starting in hydroponic systems; primary environmental specifications of hydroponically grown crops; and recommended further reading.
This guide provides prospective hydroponic growers with introductory information about crop production using various common adaptations of this growing method.
Johnny's recommended varieties for hydroponic growing systems. As a solution-driven company, we aggregated the results from trials with independent hydroponic growers, in combination with our own variety knowledge and the information we receive from our suppliers, to compile our Hydroponics Performers category.
An introductory guide to hydroponics production, including basics on types of hydroponic systems; how hydroponics differs from growing in soil; scheduling what to plant hydroponically and when; specialty hydroponic techniques; and how to choose varieties for hydroponic production, from Johnny's Selected Seeds.
This tech sheet describes some of the most common pest and disease threats in greenhouse and hydroponic systems, as well as prevention basics, with links to recommended references for further reading.