Greek Column Basil, Basil

Ocimum basilicum citriodorum 'Greek Columnar'

 

 

  • Use leaves fresh, dried, or fresh frozen
  • Sweet, spicy aroma and flavor
  • Great for stews and soups

Details

Ocimum basilicum 'Greek Columnar' Basil is named for its unique growth habit. While reaching 3' tall, it only grows 10" across resulting in a stately comumnar appearance. It is one of the stronger-flavored basils, good for stews and hearty dishes in modest amounts. It is not the best basil variety for pesto. There are overtones of cinnamon in its aroma. Greek Columnar Basil has smaller leaves and an upright habit, and is late to bloom.

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Type:

Annual

Herb

Sun/Shade:

Full Sun to Part Sun

Bloom Color:

White / Ivory

Hardiness Zone:

Not hardy

Height:

30-36 inches

Spread:

8-12 inches

Benefits:

Fragrant

 
 
 
 

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