Basil- Blue Spice

Ocimum americanum Open Pollinated

  • Annual 40cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Spicy vanilla flavour

Standard seed packet, 110 seeds
$1.25

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Description

'Basil- Blue Spice' seeds

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.

Seeds per gram: 1700
Product code: E2-01

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 2mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 5-10 days @ 18-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing 40cm
Plant Height 40cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 70-90 days

*Notes: 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.

How To Grow

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Ratings & Reviews

Basil- Blue Spice

Grew quickly, and the scent is beautiful. It has a vanilla sweetness under the basil scent. This might become my favourite basil.
Ren A 16 November 2022