Ocimum basilicum 'Mammoth'

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Basil, Mammoth (Annual)

USDA Hardiness Zone 9-11

Ruffles, glossy, bright green 4" wide leaves are excellent for wrapping chopped beef and vegetables, sandwiches and salads. Taste is strong and sweet, aroma is heavenly!

Height

18-24 in

Spread

16-18 in

Color

White

Interesting Notes

Perfect for sauces, pesto, salads and wrapping chopped beef and vegetables.

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in well-drained, fertile soils prepared with organic matter. Leaves contain the greatest amount of essential oils just as blooms appear. Use fresh or dry.

Good Companions

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Culinary
Fragrant
Containers
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Rich
Well-drained
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