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Basil: Ocimum basilicum var.minimum 'Greek'

Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum var.minimum 'Greek'

Common name: basil

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Basil: Ocimum basilicum var.minimum 'Greek'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 10a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
Category:   
Attributes:

edible

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Ocimum basilicum var.minimum 'Greek' is definitely the cutest basil. This variety is compact, grows in an umbrella-shape and has a strong, sweet basil scent. Typically grown in Greek homes and restaurants in pots and window boxes. Great in borders and kitchen gardens. .25-.5 in. leaves, it grows to 6-9 in. Planting depth: 1/8-1/4 inch. Days to germination: 6-12 days. 65-75 days to maturity.

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