Annual. A delicious, fragrant culinary basil that produces huge, rich purple flower heads! These are fantastic in flower arrangements. Try the spicy-sweet leaves in your favorite recipes. They are perfect for salads, soups and curries, and leaves go well in many Mexican and Asian foods. A magnificent and grand variety for your garden and kitchen. Amazing flavor! Developed in Israel.
- 8-12 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 6-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 70-85 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 8-12"
- Frost Hardy: No
- Ocimum basilicum
Growing Tips: Thrives in heat. May be sown in place in long-summer areas, or started indoors and set out after last-frost date of spring. Remove flower buds promptly to prolong harvest.