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Ocimum basilicum

Common Name(s):
Sweet basil
Categories:
Edible Plants, Herbs
Comment:

Leaves in soups, stews, pasta sauce, poultry and meat dishes; flavors vinegar; teas

Light:
Sun
Height:
20-24 in.
Space:
6-12 in.
Hardiness:
Annual
Propagation:
Grow from seed

NCCES plant id: 411

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F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
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Forest and Kim Starr, CC BY - 2.0
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Frans-de-Wit, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
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Eli Christman, CC BY - 2.0