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Cinnamon Basil

Ocimum basilicum
  • Annual 70cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Strong cinnamon scent and flavour

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

Cinnamon Basil

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

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Product Description

Aromatic annual growing to 70cm with dark purple/red stems and dark green leaves. Leaves have a strong scent and flavour that is a mix between cinnamon and regular basil. Used in the same way as sweet basil. Is also great in desserts and drinks. Can be grown in containers. Can be used fresh or dried. This type of basil has a spicy, fragrant aroma and flavour. It contains methyl cinnamate, the same chemical that gives cinnamon its flavour.

Planting Guide
Method
Raise Seedlings
Planting Depth
2mm
Best Planting Season
Germination Period
5 to 10 days at 18-35C
Life Cycle
Annual
Average Plant Height
70cm
Plant Spacing
30cm
Positioning
Full sun / partial shade
Average days to maturity
90-110 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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