Basil, Sweet

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Description

Sweet Basil is an aromatic herb commonly used in fresh cooked recipes. Leaves are large, light green and silky and are very fragrant when crushed or even rubbed between your fingers. It will produce spikes of small white flowers, however it is recommended that the plant be kept trimmed to prevent flowering, as the flowers detract from the plant's flavor. Basil is very sensitive to cold temperatures.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Ocimum basilicum
Plant Type:
Annual Herb
Care :
Best planted in average, well-drained soil. Do not overwater, especially when young.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Upright, bushy.
Plant Height:
18-24 inches
Plant Width:
12-18 inches
Foliage:
Light green, fragrant leaves.
Bloom:
Small white flowers.
Zone:
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
Special Features:
  • Edible
  • Fragrant
  • Container Use
  • Cut/Dried Flower