Basil (Bush)
Basil (Bush)
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Latin Name

Ocimum basilicum minimum

Plant Type

Annual

Plant Description

A tidy, low growing, dome-shaped plant with a mildly spicy flavour. Perfect for containers or garden edging.

Cultivation

Plant in rich, well drained soil in full sun. Keep soil moist. Plant can grow 6″-12″ in height. Very cold sensitive, do not plant outdoors until risk of frost has passed.

How to Harvest

Pinch off flower buds to promote new growth and pinch leaves from top of plant as needed.

Uses

Very popular in tomato dishes and adds excellent flavour to salads.

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