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
Planting Guide

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: 5 to 10 days at 18-35C
Life Cycle: Annual
Plant Height: 40cm
Plant Spacing: 40cm
Position: Full sun / partial shade
Days to maturity/flowering: 60-90 days
Other: 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.
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