General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Plant Height: 18-30 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Culinary Herb
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Ploidy: Tetraploid

Common names
  • Greek Column Basil
  • Basil
Also sold as:
  • Aussie Sweet
  • Greek Columnar

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Date: 2014-07-13

Date: 2014-07-13

Date: 2014-07-13
Rooted in plain water for about 3 weeks.

Date: 2014-07-13
Rooted plant returned to the garden.
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