Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Sweet Mammoth Basil

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Basil, Annual Herb

Spacing: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: With ruffled, jagged leaves, Mammoth has a very strong flavor that’s perfect for sauces, pesto and even fresh on a sandwich.
Try growing this basil on a sunny windowsill – it loves filtered light.
Removing flowers from basil encourages maximum growth and the best leaf production.

Grower Information:

This lettuce-leaf variety from Italy grows ruffled leaves as large as your hand, delivering a very strong flavor that’s perfect for sauces, pesto and even fresh on a sandwich.