Basil can be grown indoors for easy access or in the herb or vegetable garden.
Ocimum basilicum 'Boxwood'
Tips for Homeowners:
Water when dry and feed every 2-4 weeks with a high nitrogen fertilizer.
Rate this Plant:
'Boxwood' is popular for both its culinary purpose and use in the formal garden.
- Dense, mounded plant that looks like a boxwood shrub
- Very flavorful, tiny, spicy leaves
- Rounded form easy to shape into topiary
Interesting Notes about Sweet Basil:
This basil is slow to flower, which means even more time to enjoy the edible leaves. Trim them back to enjoy in your cooking and to keep the plant looking good.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Great Foliage
- Dried Flower/Foliage
- Low Maintenance
- Border or Bed
- Mass Planting
- Summer Bloomer
- Full Sun
- Attracts Pollinators
Season of Interest (Foliage):
- Average Water