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Ocimum basilicum 'Cinnamon'/Cinnamon Basil

Ocimum basilicum 'Cinnamon' / Ocimum basilicum 'Cinnamon'
Even on young plants the purplish stems can be seen
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Even on young plants the purplish stems can be seen

Plants just coming into flower

Has light p[ink flowers in large inflorescence

When flower buds set, side shoots develop and set bloom buds

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Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum 'Cinnamon'
Common Name: Cinnamon Basil
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Comments: Cinnamon Basil is unique among basils as it leaves contain noticable amounts of the same compound which gives cinnamon its distinctive smell. It will not tolerate frost and is a perennial in frost free areas, otherwise grown as an annual.