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
Planting Guide

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/s: , ,
Germination: 5 to 10 days at 18-35C
Life Cycle: Annual
Plant Height: 70cm
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Position: Full sun / partial shade
Days to maturity/flowering: 90-110 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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