Ocimum Basilicum, Sweet Basil, Sweet Genovese

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Max Height: 30-60cm Spread: 30cm if grown as an annual

Origin: Asia, Mediterranean Family: Labiatae/ Lamiaceae

Common Name: Basil, Sweet Basil Flower Colour: White

Drought Tolerance: Medium Salinity Tolerance: Low

Sun Tolerance: High Wind Tolerance: Medium

Water Requirement: Medium PH Level: Basic

Pest Tolerance: Medium Disease Tolerance: High

Growth Rate: Medium Fragrance: Yes

Ocimum Basilicum, also known as Sweet Basil or Sweet Genovese, is a culinary herb popular in Italian cuisine. Its flavor is aromatic and sweet with hints of mint, cloves and anise. Used fresh or dried, this herb adds a delicious dimension to food.

Sweet Basil is possibly native to India and has been cultivated there for more than 5,000 years. It was thoroughly familiar to the Greek authors Theophrastus and Dioscorides. It is a tender plant, best known as a culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine, and also plays a major role in Southeast Asian cuisines of Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Taiwan.

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Ocimum Basilicum, Sweet Basil, Sweet Genovese
د.إ 15.0000