Week 25 – June 20, 2021

Plant Information

Rutgers DMR Obsession Basil

  • Rutgers DMR Obsession Basil - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Herb, Sweet Basil

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Culinary Use, Fragrant Flowers, Scented Foliage

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Height: 22 - 26" (56 - 66cm)

Width: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Nice Italian aroma and flavor, with slight spicy notes.

Grower Information:

This variety has a pleasant Italian aroma and flavor, with slight spicy notes. It is not drought tolerant and can be damaged by heat stress. Disease resistant to Downy mildew.