Ocimum kilimandscharicum x basilicum 'Dark Opal'

Scientific name: Ocimum kilimandscharicum x basilicum 'Dark Opal'

Common name: Basil 2

Aliases: African Basil, holy basil, Ocimum sp., perennial basil, tulasi, thulasi, tulsi

Attributes

Attribute Range
Edible Leaf, Stem
Habit Shrub
Native No
Sun tolerance Full sun

Size

Height x width: 1m x 30cm

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Flowers
Leaves

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See also Ocimum basilicum => Basil 1

Notes

Notes
» Rich, light, well-drained to dry soil in sun
» Slugs, aphids, white fly, spider mites and Botrytis may attack plants
» Protect in Winter
» A tasty all round Basil that is used the same as Sweet Basil
» Leaves are used with tomatoes and tomato flavoured dishes, pasta sauces, vegetables especially beans, peppers, and eggplant, soups and stuffing for duck
» In folk medicine practices it is thought to have therapeutic properties
» Supplier: Acorn Nursery

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