Ocimum tenuiflorum
HOLY BASIL, SACRED BASIL
Lamiaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

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Flowers: white or pink

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: aromatic; flushed purple

Edibility: culinary herb, edible leaves
 
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Ocimum tenuiflorum
HOLY BASIL, SACRED BASIL
Lamiaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen sub-shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.9m
Plant habit
 
0.9m

FEATURES

Flowers: white or pink

Flowering Time: early summer to late summer

Leaves: aromatic; flushed purple

Edibility: culinary herb, edible leaves


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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