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Ocimum gratissimum : fact sheet


Species name:
Ocimum gratissimum
Common names:
Clove Basil ,Soet kruid ,Sweet basil
Description:
Basil, Herb, Erect-Herbaceous Annual

Plant area

Source:
Exotic to South Africa
Endemic to:
Exotic to South Africa ,Africa-East ,India

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 100cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full or Partial Sun
Water:
Needs average water
Hadiness:
Tender
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Erect - Annuals
Usage:
Herbs/Flavouring ,Edible Leaves ,Traditional Medicine
Fruit:
Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Yellowish/Orange/Gold Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive ,Flowers Particularly Fragrant
Flower season:
Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Fast Growing ,Usually grown as an Annual
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Foliage greenish above ,Foliage Crunched Particularly Fragrant ,Leaves Simple Toothed ,Leaves/Leaflets Egg-shaped, Ovate

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