Create the perfect growing climate for basil in an IGS vertical farm

Vertical farming technology

Find out more about growing basil vertically!

Close up of green basil growing in a IGS growth tower under purple light.

Find out how an IGS vertical farm gives you total control over your growing envinorment

Extreme weather and more hostile climate make growing in open field and glasshouses challenging and can result in increased costs and reduced harvests. Find out an IGS vertical farm gives you total control over your growing environment.

Three key challenges for basil growers

Pests and diseases

We supply better tools to local farmers, making them more efficient and helping them diversify their operations

Labour costs

Our crops are safe and nutritious. We eliminate pesticides and allow organic foods to become an affordable option.

Weather restrictions

From reducing food miles to power our farms with renewables, our technology helps enable a greener future.

How IGS has solved these challenges

Biosecure environment

There are multiple layers of control built into an IGS vertical farm to ensure your basil grows.

Reduced labour

Increased workflow and efficiency, less reliance on manual labour.

Constant conditions

No reliance on weather, IGS have created the perfect conditions for year round growing.

Benefits of IGS

Year-round, continuous production with payback periods in as little as 5 years.

Water going into a white pipe for hydroponic growing inside IGS vertical farm.

Pesticide free

Our vertical farms are bio-secure so there is no need for pesticides to protect crops from pests and diseases.

Increased Yields

Crop growth cycles are 30-50% faster in an IGS Growth Tower, allowing you to flex to meet market demand.

Crop stability

Reduce losses associated with pests and unpredictable weather and achieve the desired crop profiles in a reliable, repeatable way.

Basil growing on trays in an IGS vertical farm under purple LED lights.

Complete control  

We've built the world's finest Total Controlled Environment Agriculture (TCEA) platform, delivering complete control over your growing environment.

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How an IGS vertical farm creates the perfect growing environment for basil

Why grow basil vertical?

Along side a consistent and repeatable yield, growing basil in a vertical farm can reduce both land and water use, increase crop quality and also benefit from reduced labour costs. Find out more and download our free e-guide today.