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Basil: Ocimum sanctum 'Holy'

Botanical name: Ocimum sanctum 'Holy'

Common name: basil

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

edible

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description for "Basil: Ocimum sanctum 'Holy'"

Ocimum sanctum 'Holy' is a sacred herb of the Hindu religion. An excellent tea herb, but more highly valued as a companion plant and ornamental. 'Holy' basil is aromatic with fuzzy 2 inch leaves have an unusual scent, sometimes described as walnut, ripe bananas, or spice. Planting depth: 1/8-1/4 inch. Days to germination: 10-14 days. 65-75 days to maturity.

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