Beautiful and edible, basil is a delight for the senses. The lush, fragrant foliage of 'Cinnamon' makes a perfect addition to mid-summer bouquets. Whether it be for the kitchen, or floral design, nothing else epitomizes mid-summer magic in the garden quite like harvesting your own basil.
Plant type: annual
Planting depth: 1/4”
Exposure: full sun
Plant spacing: 9”
Approx seeds per packet: 100
How to sow:
Sow seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before last frost. Harden off seedlings and transplant outdoors after last frost. May also be direct sown after last frost. Pinching seedlings when 8” tall.
Basil is an easy to grow herb. Harvest stems in the coolest part of the day, as foliage has a tendency to wilt in the heat. Once conditioned, basil makes a long lasting bouquet filler. 65-70 days to maturity.