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.
Ocimum basilicum, Spicy Globe Basil, Sweet Basil, Common Basil
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.

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Ocimum basilicum, Ocimum basilicum 'Opal', Ocimum basilicum 'Purple Ruffles'
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