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Basil: Ocimum basilicum 'Cardinal'

Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum 'Cardinal'

Common name: basil

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Basil: Ocimum basilicum 'Cardinal'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
Sun:
  
Zones: 10a thru 11a
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
annual
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Attributes:

edible

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description for "Basil: Ocimum basilicum 'Cardinal'"

Ocimum basilicum 'Cardinal' is a unique and aromatic addition to your garden. 'Cardinal' basil is a valued favorite due to its low-growing, tight purple flowers and purple stem with smooth, succulent-like green leaves. Use as a horticultural contribution to accent your garden, as a cut flower, or as an unusually flavorful variety that is slightly sweet with a hint of licorice. Planting depth: 1/8-1/4 inch. Days to germination: 6-12 days. 70-80 days to maturity.

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