Basil Cinnamon

Basil Cinnamon

Attractive plant with olive green foliage and purple stems. Leaves have a sweet cinnamon scent. The attractive plants can be used as ornamentals in the garden.

Overview

Features

  • Great for desserts and sweet dishes
  • Loves the heat
  • Useful and ornamental

Sow

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix, firm down and keep moist.

Care

Grow in sun or semi-shade. Enrich soil with organic fertiliser (such as Yates Blood & Bone or Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food) before planting. Feed plants regularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant Food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protect plants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Frequent picking ensures continuous supply. Leaves can be dried for later use, or wrap sprigs in baking paper and plastic before freezing.

When to sow

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