Bushy basil 'Magic White'

planting site / location:
sunny
planting distance:
40 x 40 cm
soil / fertilisation:
When bedding out use slow-release fertiliser and extra liquid fertilser when needed. Avoid waterlogging.
watering:
Keep it moisturised.
gardener's tip:
Select a warm place. Can overwinter at 10°C inside the house. Overwintering in a hothouse.
The leaves of the bushy basil 'Magic Blue' have a very aromatic Far Eastern scent and taste. The basil provides high yields with full aroma throughout the summer. From June on they produce vibrant purple blossoms with high ornamental value which are very much liked by bumble-bees. The plant grows well brached and lignified. Overwintering in a bright and frost-free place. Natural height ca. 80 cm. Predominantly used for the Italian cuisine with tomatoes.


german term: Bushy basil
botanical termn: Ocimum x hybrida
plant height: 80-85 cm
life cycle: perennial
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: June to September
use: Culinary herb for seasoning dishes. Used in aromatherapy.
colour palette: green