Plant Library

Basil Boxwood

Common Name: Basil

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

Variety: Boxwood

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: N/A

Zone: N/A

Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 12-16"

Mature Width: 10-12"

Notes: Compact, small-leaved plants look like boxwoods. Classic basil flavor. Does not like to be too dry or too wet. Do not water over the top of the plant; water at the root to prevent mildew.