(Ocimum basilicum) (aka Greek Basil) Forms a perfect 12-18" globe bush
with very small, thin leaves. Intense sweet basil
scent with spicy flavor, slow to go to seed. Ideal for
pots or as borders in gardens. Very uniform strain.
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and
temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be
started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make
successive sowings for continuous summer supplies.
Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep
plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil.