Coriander tops herb chart

Coriander was the most popular herb with those gardeners who bought from the Jekka's Herb seed range offered by Johnsons in 2016.

Three forms of basil and two parsleys filled five of the places in the top 10 in Jekka's range.
Sweet basil was second, lettuce-leaved basil was sixth and Thai basil was seventh. Plain-leaved pasrley was fourth and moss-curled parsley was fifth. Borage, dill. Wild rocket and chamomile filled the rest of the top 10.
Helen Clayton of Johnsons reports that both borage and chamomile were more popular than expected, and that lemon grass, white-flowered borage and chicory were also some of the more unusual successes.
Johnsons joined forces with the UK's leading herb expert Jekka McVicar two years ago to launch the new range of herb seeds. She chose a collection of 47 species and varieties of herbs.
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