Red Basil (Ocimum basilicum 'Red Rubin') in the Basils Database

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Water Preferences: Mesic
Pollinators: Bees

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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-05-11
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Posted by ZGadev (Varna,Bulgaria) on Jul 14, 2018 8:39 AM

In Bulgarian червен босилек.
Main effect: Red Basil has an established spasmolytic and carminatory effect.
Red Basil is an annual herb with a characteristic smell. The stem is upright, four-pointed, 20-40 (80) cm high, from the base very branched. The opposing leaves are on long stems, ovate or oblong, whole or jagged. The fruit of basil is dry. Basil blooms from June to August.
Spreading: Basil is grown in gardens all over Bulgaria. It comes from tropical and subtropical Asia.

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