Ocimum basilicum
BASIL, SWEET BASIL
Lamiaceae

 
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Plant type: annual

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

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Flowers: white or pink

Flowering Time: late summer

Leaves: aromatic

Edibility: culinary herb, edible leaves
 
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Ocimum basilicum
BASIL, SWEET BASIL
Lamiaceae

 

  Plant type: annual

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.3m

FEATURES

Flowers: white or pink

Flowering Time: late summer

Leaves: aromatic

Edibility: culinary herb, edible leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: border

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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