General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Uses: Culinary Herb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon

Common names
  • Bush Basil
  • Greek Basil
  • Basil
Also sold as:
  • Spicy Bush
  • Piccole Foglie

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  • Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Jun 1, 2013 8:37 AM concerning plant:
    I grow this basil almost every year in my Herb garden . It has a very compact round shape, consistent with its name, ''Spicy Globe.' This plant is also more pungent in smell and taste than the sweet basil, so a smaller amount is needed in cooking . Good for those with limited space for herbs.

    Tidy and tasty
Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms From February 20, 2018 to February 23, 2018 Seeds sown
lovesblooms On January 29, 2015 Seeds sown
winter sown
antsinmypants On May 1, 2021 Plant emerged
antsinmypants On April 27, 2021 Seeds sown
Plug flat two row 6
dnrevel On August 17, 2021 Seeds germinated
Green sprouts appearing.
dnrevel On August 10, 2021 Seeds sown
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