Basil, Blue Spice (Ocimum basilicum) - 100 Seeds
• Notes of Vanilla, Spice, and Lemon
• American Grown Seeds
• USDA Zones: 2-11
Introducing Blue Spice Basil, an unusual, highly ornamental variety with a delightful flavor profile. This compact plant produces small, fragrant leaves that infuse dishes with notes of vanilla, spice, and lemon. Not only is it a flavorful addition to your culinary endeavors, but it also adds a pop of color to your garden or windowsill. Enjoy the benefits of growing your own herbs with this easy-to-grow, versatile plant.
Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost or sow directly outdoors after the last frost in well-drained soil. Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep, and space plants 12-18 inches apart in a location with full sun. Basil prefers consistently moist soil and warm temperatures. Pinch off flower buds as they appear to encourage bushy growth and prolong the harvest. No stratification is required for this variety.