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American basil
Basil American basil
Flowering american basil
Scientific Classification
Species: Ocimum americanum
Synonyms
Hoary basil
Plant Data
Min germination temp: 10°C (50°F)
Max germination temp: 15°C (59°F)
Germination time: 10 days
Time to transplanting: +10 days
Time to harvesting: +42 days
Mature height: 67cm (26in)
Mature spread: 30cm (12in)
Ideal pH range: 5.5 - 7.0
Sow depth: ½cm (¼in)
Sow spacing: 2.5cm (1in)
Growing plant spacing: 25cm (9in)
Growing row spacing: 25cm (9in)
References: [1][2]

American basil (Ocimum americanum) noted for its rich color, sweet flavor, cleanliness, and uniformity of particle size, is considered to be of very high quality.[3]

GrowingEdit

Main article: Basil

TroublesEdit

Full troubles list: Mint troubles

ReferencesEdit

  1. Basil 'American Basil'. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-08-27.
  2. Basil. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-08-27.
  3. Simon, J.E. Sweet Basil: A Production Guide. Cooperative Extension work in Agriculture and Home Economics, State of Indiana, Purdue University and U.S. Department of Agriculture. Retrieved: 2010-09-03.
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Basil varieties
O. americanum American basil · Lime basil
O. basilicum Cinnamon basil · Dark opal basil · Fino verde basil · Genovese basil · Lettuce leaf basil · Magical Michael · Mammoth basil · Mrs. Burns lemon basil · Nufar basil · Osmin purple basil · Purple ruffles basil · Red rubin basil · Spicy globe basil · Sweet basil · Thai basil
O. gratissimum African basil
O. tenuiflorum Holy basil
Hybrid basils African blue basil · Lemon basil

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