The unforgettable scent of this long time favorite makes it a wonderful addition to summer bouquets. One of the most fragrant, easy to grow and abundant summer foliage plants, ‘Cinnamon’ basil is a lovely variety featuring dark purple flowers atop green leaves and chocolate colored stems.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 65-70 days
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Pinch: when 8” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Basil is very sensitive to cold; wait until weather has warmed to plant out.
Harvest when stems begin to toughen and firm or as soon as flowers begin to form. Cut foliage is prone to wilting in the heat, so harvest during the coolest part of the day and place directly into water to rest a few hours before arranging. Stems will last 7-10 days, often rooting in the vase.
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