Sweet Basil

Plant Specifications Coming Soon In the Garden Sweet Basil loves the hot summer weather and well drained soil. It will not do as well when the temperatures drop below 40 degrees. It is a very tender plant so high winds or cold nights will damage the leaves. It grows very quickly so it is best…

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Purple Ruffle Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum basilicum ‘Purple Ruffle’. Partial Sun. Tender Annual . Height: 1 ½’ This a beautiful form of basil that has ruffled jagged leaves. The scent and flavor are slightly different from sweet basil with more licorice and cinnamon flavor. In the Garden Purple Ruffles basil will often vary in color, leaf shape, and…

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Pistou Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum basilicum ‘Pistou’. Partial Sun. Tender Annual. Height 8” A dwarf basil that has rich green leaves half the size of other basils and a delectable mild flavor. Perfect for small pots or containers, it grows as a round, compact shrub. In the Garden Pistou basil has very small leaves and grows in…

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Opal Bush Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum Minmum Purple Bush. Annual Full Sun. Height 8″ – 12″. Tiny delicate purple leaves with a sweet, spicy scent. Elongated lavender blooms in Summer In the Garden A low-growing miniature that needs plenty of light. Does best in well-drained, sandy soil. Do not over water as roots can rot. Trim flowers as…

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New Guinea Basil

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Thai Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum x citriodorum ‘Siam Queen. ‘ Tender Annual. Full Sun. Height: 18 – 24” A distinctly flavored Basil that has a strong anise-like flavor. The leaves are more long and narrow while the Mediterranean version is more rounded. In the Garden Thai basil is very sturdy and one of the easier to grow…

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Opal Red Rubin Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum basilicum ‘Purpurascens’. Partial Sun. Tender Annual. Height: 1 ½’ is an improved variety of Dark opal basil. Like many culinary basils, it is a cultivar of Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil). This basil variety has unusual reddish-purple leaves, and a clove-like spiciness flavor, making it superb for salads and garnishes. It is also…

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Lime Basil

Plant Specifications Ocimum basilicum ‘americanum’. Sun to Partial Sun. Annual. Height: up to 2’. Width 2’. Both Lemon and Lime are varieties of basil are freshly citrus scented and offers an unusual, dramatic, tasty basil. This rare and tasty basil will work wonders in vinegar, with fish, salad dressings, sauces, and oils. In the Garden…

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Lemon Tabriz Basil

Plant Specifications Sun to Partial Sun. Annual This basil has a stronger lemon taste than Lemon or Lime Basil. It grows taller and faster as well. In the Garden Lemon Tabriz basil grows great in a vegetable or flower garden. It grows very tall and fast and will quickly outgrow a container. It will not…

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Holy Basil

Plant Specifications Plant Specifications coming soon. In the Garden Holy Basil will do great in your flower garden or in a container. It needs well-drained soil and will do best with only a half-day of sun. It attracts butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds when it is blooming. The plant is an annual but it will re-seed…

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