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Blue Spice Basil

Ocimum basilicum
  • Annual 40cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Spicy vanilla flavour

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

Blue Spice Basil

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

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Product Description

Annual growing to 40cm with fragrant green leaves that produces spikes of small purple flowers. This is an unusual variety with slightly fuzzy leaves and a fruity almost vanilla scent and flavour. Ideal for fruit salad, dips, sauces and chicken dishes. Can be grown in containers. Can be used in potpourri. Very attractive variety; is sometimes grown as an ornamental.

Planting Guide
Method
Raise Seedlings
Planting Depth
2mm
Germination Period
5 to 10 days at 18-35C
Life Cycle
Annual
Average Plant Height
40cm
Plant Spacing
40cm
Positioning
Full sun / partial shade
Average days to maturity
60-90 days
Other Information
Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Keep well-watered. Remove flower buds as soon as they appear for continued leaf growth. Protect from aphids, slugs and snails.
* The information above is provided as a guide only.
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