Basil - Greek

Ocimum basilicum

A small leaved bushy basil grown extensively in Greece, this basil has the same aromatic leaves as the larger leaf basil and is used in many culinary dishes. Like all basils it is very tender and only enjoys our sunny summer months outside. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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  • Many culinary uses
  • A great windowsill plant
  • Bushy plant
  • Helps deter flies in the kitchen

Introduced form the East in the sixteenth century, the sweet pungent flavour of basil has been popular ever since as a culinary herb and needs to be used fresh as the dried herb is not comparable in flavour. There are many different varieties of basil and this lovely small leaved bush type makes an excellent pot herb.

Plant Care

  • Height: 30 - 60 cm
  • Type: Tender
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flowering period: July - October



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