Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Basil (Cinnamon) Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon’


Upright, branching, aromatic annual or short-lived perennial. The dark to light green leaves have distinct purple veining and are held on purple stems. Flowers are lavender-pink. Flavour is spicy with a hint of mint.  Helps to control a variety of garden pests

Cultivation:  Grow in light well-drained soil in full sun. Pinch out growing tips to encourage bushy growth and avoid early flowering. Needs an average temperature of 10oC or above

Height & Spread:  60cm x 30cm

Culinary Uses:  Used as a garnish in salads and soups. Added to pesto, marinades, oils, vinegar, sauces james and honey. Flavouring for cookies and pies.

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Category: Product ID: 3902


Family: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Tender, annual or short-lived perennial
Good Companion: Beans, cabbage and tomato
Bad Companion: Rue


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