Not a true basil. The small, 10 inch plants carry small round green leaves, less than an inch across and small bright pink flowers. It has a mild, savory flavor. Wild basil is used by Italians in many dishes and medicinally it functions as a skin preparation and a booster to the immune system. 100 seeds.
Germination: 5-10 days
Seed Planting Depth: Lightly cover
Seeding Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-70 degrees soil temperatures.Transplant 6-12" apart. Sow outdoors in the late spring when soil warms to 70 degrees. Thin to 4-12" apart , less space apart for baby sized basil and more for mature plants.
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: Fertile, moist soil
Uses: Culinary, medicinal, attracts bees and beneficials.