Basil, Spicy Globe

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Description

Spicy Globe Basil might have small leaves, but it is big on style and flavor. A bush basil variety, so-called because it will grow in mounds of small leaves resembling a bush more than an herb plant. The leaves are shiny, slightly curled and very small...only about one-quarter inch in length. The plant will produce white flowers, sometimes with a pinkish-purple tint, in July and August.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Ocimum basilicum minimum 'Spicy Globe'
Plant Type:
Annual Herb
Care :
Grows best in fertile, moist but well drained soil. Do not over water, especially when young.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Tight, compact, bushy habit.
Plant Height:
6-10 inches
Plant Width:
6-10 inches
Foliage:
Tiny green leaves.
Bloom:
Tiny white flowers late in the season.
Zone:
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
Special Features:
  • Edible
  • Fragrant
  • Container Use
  • Cut/Dried Flower