Basil- Blue Spice

Ocimum americanum


Standard seed packet, 110 seeds

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Basil- Blue Spice

Ocimum americanum


  • Annual 40cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Spicy vanilla flavour


Annual growing to 40cm with fragrant green leaves that produces spikes of small purple flowers. Leaves have a strong and spicy vanilla-like flavour that is great used in both sweet and savory dishes; ideal for fruit salad, dips, sauces and chicken dishes. Can be grown in containers. Can be used in potpourri. Very attractive variety; is sometimes grown as an ornamental.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and summer
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 40cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Plant Height: 40cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 70-90 days
Care: Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Keep well watered. Remove flower buds as soon as they appear for continued leaf growth. Protect from aphids, slugs and snails.

(Product number: E2-01)
Seeds per gram: 1700 seeds


SKU E2-01
Botanical name: Ocimum americanum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 110 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1700

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