Ocimum gratissimum | West African Wild Clove Basil | 50_Seeds

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Here I am offering Seeds from Ocimum gratissimum, also known as clove basil, African basil, wild basil, and West African Basil. The leaves that grow on this plant are known a scent leaves. This is in fact a common herb in West Africa. It is also used by people in the Caribbean. This plant can get about 8 feet tall and is extremely fragrant giving off a basil-clove type of fresh smell. You could bring this plant inside to a garden window for the winter. You can pick the delicate white flowers and use them in a salad, This plant is grown as an annual everywhere, and is a tender perennial is USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11

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Mar 12, 2017 by Margaret Hutnick

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If you have already planted your seeds then it is too late to return them. Please be patient; Some seeds can take over a year before they finally find the proper conditions to germinate.