Cinnamon Basil, organic seeds
Comes from Mexico and has a surprisingly true scent of cinnamon, excellent for herb teas and different mixtures of herbspices. This plant is dense and bushy with violet-red veins in the leaves, about 40 cm tall. The edible flowers are beautifully lavender-coloured with dark-violet high leaves. Cinnamon basil is a beautiful, decorative plant with a taste of basil which lots of people think the best. A portion contains about 400 seeds.
|Scientific name:||Ocimum basilicum|
|Botanic family:||The Mint Family - Lamiaceae|
|Sowing time:||Pre-cultivate: March–July|
|Sowing depth:||0,2 cm|
|Plant spacing:||25 cm|
|Row spacing:||30 cm|
|Germination time:||5–15 days|
|Plant location:||Sun–Half shade|
SowingSow very shallowly indoors 6 weeks before setting out at 25 cm of mutual distance when the risk of frost is over and the soil has warmed up.
SpacingKeep 25 cm between plants and 30 cm between rows.
HarvestHarvest through the season, either leaf by leaf of by cutting down the entire plant one or a few times throughout the season.
A portion contains about 400 seeds.