Basil seeds 'CINNAMON' ORGANIC
Seeds per pack; approx. 400
Sow; Mar-July (all year round indoors).
Germination; 14-21 days
Harvest; 60 days from planting.
Height; 45 cm(18 in)
Cinnamon Basil, also known as Mexican Basil is a beautiful plant that has red-purple stems with pointed leaves and purple flowers. It has a sweet anise/cinnamon aroma, a compact habit and vigorous vegetation.
It’s sweet cinnamon flavour lends it well to cooking in biscuits and cakes.
Use as a companion plant with tomatoes as it will help keep greenfly and other pests away.
Sow 0.5cm(¼ in) deep from March - July in trays or pots in a propagator or windowsill(22-24 Celcius).
When about 6cm tall transplant to individual pots(7.5 - 9cm).
When large enough transplant to about 20 cm apart in a polytunnel/greenhouse.
Repot into larger pots/containers for windowsill/patio growing.
Direct sowings can be made from June.
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