Basil Cinnamon - McKenzie Seeds

Regular price $1.89

Basil Cinnamon

  • Ocimum basilicum
  • Herb
  • Spicy fragrant aroma and taste
  • 7 to 14 days to germination 
  • 35 days to maturity 
  • Add to hot beverages for added taste

Cinnamon Basil is a variety native to Mexico. The leaves have a spicy cinnamon flavor that is perfect for adding taste to hot beverages. Before going to seed, it produces flowers that are deep pink with purple bracts. This is an annual variety that is sensitive to frost.

Preparation Ideas: Cinnamon basis is delicate and should be used immediately after harvest.

Instructions: Start indoors near a sunny window 6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. Or, sow in the garden in full sun when frost danger is over and ground is warm. Performs best in rows 2 feet apart. Thin or transplant plants to 10 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall.

100 milligrams / approximately 60-70 seeds