Ocimum basilicum 'Boxwood'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||OSS-ih-mum bass-IL-ee-kum|
|Average Size at Maturity||6 to 12 inches tall, up to 9 inches wide.|
|Bloom Time||Grown for edible foliage.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Green Roof|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Edible, Gift Plant, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Control weeds until the plants have filled in. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-11