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overkill22
post Sep 14 2018, 12:10 PM, updated 2d ago

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I want to grow some basil at home and I need plants to start.
Where can I find it?

I need SWEET BASIL, not thai basil or holy basil or other ones. I can't find in the supermarket and last time I went in Sungai Buloh but couldn't find any plant.
I saw at one of the italian restaurants in Genting that they have amazing plants, so I'm sure someone is selling them somewhere.

Any connection/name/place even in Cameron Highlands is really appreciated.

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Mechin
post Sep 14 2018, 12:14 PM

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like this?
https://www.lazada.com.my/products/green-wo...3ZXiYC&search=1
overkill22
post Sep 14 2018, 12:38 PM

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QUOTE(Mechin @ Sep 14 2018, 12:14 PM)
I mixed up the two kind of basils, SWEET basil is the one I need. I need the plant not the seeds.
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post Sep 14 2018, 01:50 PM

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Sometimes NSK supermarket selling this basil.
Actually easy growing this plant, after picking the leaves u can grow back the plants.
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post Sep 14 2018, 02:12 PM

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QUOTE(overkill22 @ Sep 14 2018, 12:10 PM)
I want to grow some basil at home and I need plants to start.
Where can I find it?

I need SWEET BASIL, not thai basil or holy basil or other ones. I can't find in the supermarket and last time I went in Sungai Buloh but couldn't find any plant.
I saw at one of the italian restaurants in Genting that they have amazing plants, so I'm sure someone is selling them somewhere.

Any connection/name/place even in Cameron Highlands is really appreciated.
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AEON RM5 per pot.
I have seen them in TESCO too.
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post Sep 14 2018, 07:48 PM

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Supermarket inside Bangsar complex (beside Mercedes, Telawi area) sell basil plants.
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post Sep 15 2018, 01:35 AM

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Oh sweet basil the main hero of italian pesto. I have seen them in pots at jaya grocer.
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post Sep 15 2018, 10:00 PM

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QUOTE(overkill22 @ Sep 14 2018, 12:10 PM)
I want to grow some basil at home and I need plants to start.
Where can I find it?

I need SWEET BASIL, not thai basil or holy basil or other ones. I can't find in the supermarket and last time I went in Sungai Buloh but couldn't find any plant.
I saw at one of the italian restaurants in Genting that they have amazing plants, so I'm sure someone is selling them somewhere.

Any connection/name/place even in Cameron Highlands is really appreciated.
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Just saw these lovely basil pots at aeon big subang jaya

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overkill22
post Sep 16 2018, 01:52 PM

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QUOTE(babybobby @ Sep 15 2018, 10:00 PM)
Just saw these lovely basil pots at aeon big subang jaya
those are nice plants! RM18 wow. expensive.
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post Sep 18 2018, 12:32 AM

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QUOTE(babybobby @ Sep 15 2018, 10:00 PM)
Just saw these lovely basil pots at aeon big subang jaya

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nearly mistaken. thought it's daun ketum. sweat.gif
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post Sep 18 2018, 01:02 AM

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QUOTE(victor131490 @ Sep 18 2018, 12:32 AM)
nearly mistaken. thought it's daun ketum.  sweat.gif
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Yeah, aeon big wants everbody to get high so we can buy all their overpriced stuffs. Haha
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post Sep 18 2018, 01:09 AM

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QUOTE(overkill22 @ Sep 16 2018, 01:52 PM)
those are nice plants! RM18 wow. expensive.
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When i saw that kinda price, having fresh basil pesto can only happen inside my dream. In reality better stick to the bottled one. The best brand with highest % of basil and extra virgin olive oil is De Cecco too bad jaya grocer no longer carrying it.
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post Yesterday, 04:53 PM

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QUOTE(babybobby @ Sep 18 2018, 01:09 AM)
When i saw that kinda price, having fresh basil pesto can only happen inside my dream. In reality better stick to the bottled one. The best brand with highest % of basil and extra virgin olive oil is De Cecco too bad jaya grocer no longer carrying it.
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The price is prohibitive, but if I can grow by myself could be reasonable. The bottled one doesn't have anything to do with the fresh one. I've tried many and all (unfortunately) sucks.

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