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Sweet basil
Fino verde basil
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Scientific Classification
Species: Ocimum basilicum
Plant Data
Min germination temp: 10°C (50°F)
Max germination temp: 15°C (59°F)
Germination time: 6 days
Time to transplanting: +30 days
Time to harvesting: +40 days
Mature height: 45cm (18in)
Mature spread: 30cm (12in)
Ideal pH range: 6.0 - 7.5
Sow depth: ⅓cm (⅛in)
Sow spacing: 1cm (½in)
Growing plant spacing: 25cm (9in)
Growing row spacing: 25cm (9in)
References: [1][2]

Fino verde basil is a cultivar of Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil). Some sources list Fino verde as a synomym for spicy globe basil, while others list it as a separate variety.[3] Fino verde grows as a small, dense bush, suitable for gardening or pots. The leaves are much smaller than those of most basils. The flavor is similar to that of sweet basil, but stronger and spicier. The leaves are easy to use in cooking because they can be used twigs and all, unlike basils with larger leaves.[4]

GrowingEdit

Main article: Basil

TroublesEdit

Full troubles list: Mint troubles

ReferencesEdit

  1. Basil 'Fino Verde'. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-09-02.
  2. Basil. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-08-27.
  3. A hanging ball of basil. Sunset. May 1988. Retrieved 2007-01-05.
  4. Basil "Fino verde". Abundant Life Seeds. Retrieved 2007-01-05.
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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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