Boxwood Basil - Two Plants
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Boxwood Basil is named for its shape similar to a little boxwood. It originated in France for making pesto, but unlike the large-leaved basils, Boxwood has tiny leaves and a tight, fine-textured form but still tastes as bold and smells as fragrant as the larger Basil varieties. Like other basils, it likes warm weather and is easy to grow. Just clip stems as needed, trimming more before flowering if you need a lot of leaves at one time. The little leaves of this variety make it easy to sprinkle the fresh flavor of basil on just about any dish you want without any prep work at all.
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What you'll get with your order:
- Two very nice, good-sized plants, each 5" to 7" tall. Not leggy, not plugs, not seeds.
- Individually grown and shipped in 3.5" pots. The generous pot size offers you plants with a well-developed root system, giving you a head start to fruit.
- We stand behind all of our products and we carefully package our plants and ship them quickly so they're ready to plant when you get them. If anything happens during shipment, we'll replace it!
- Every order includes our exclusive instruction booklet with helpful hints on planting a herb garden.
Plant 12” apart in a full sun location in fertile, moist but well-draining soil. It can also be planted singly in containers, in mixed patio containers, or as an edging in the garden. Plant will grow 12” to 16” tall. If you prune all of the flowers before they open and form seeds, you will have fresh aromatic basil to use all season long.