Ocimum basilicum 'Spicy Globe'
Spicy Globe Basil, Sweet Basil, Common Basil
|Basil's name comes from the Greek word for royal, and the rich flavor of its leaves is fit for royalty. Highly prized fresh or dried, it is an essential ingredient in such Italian dishes as pesto and tomato sauces. Greek, Portuguese, and Mexican cuisines call for special varieties of Basil. Thai or Licorice Basil is used in many Thai dishes. Leaves are green, purple or variegated, with scented white or purple flowers. Pick larger leaves for stronger flavor.
This compact plant has a globe-like form. Its leaves reach 1 inch long. Flowers are white.
Attributes - Ocimum basilicum 'Spicy Globe'
Plant Type: Annual
Bloom Season: Mid Summer
Flower Color: White
Height: 10 in. to 1 ft.
Width: 1 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Container Plants, Edible.
Ocimum basilicum, Ocimum basilicum 'Opal', Ocimum basilicum 'Purple Ruffles'