Week 33 – August 11, 2020

Plant Information

Boxwood Basil

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Basil, Annual Herb

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Plant Habit: Upright, Mounded

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: These mounds of small leaves that resemble boxwood plants make a great edging for the patio or for a container by the kitchen door.

Grower Information:

This compact, small-leafed herb makes a highly ornamental and fragrant edging or container. It’s great for pesto, too! Extremely bushy and productive, even on the hottest days.