Basil Anise Scented – Item #397


A tasty variation on sweet basil, with a tempting anise scent and flavor. Easy to grow. Use it as a flavor treat in place of sweet basil with fish, cold summer soups and fruit salads.

SKU: 00000692 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight .5 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 18″ (46cm)

Row Space: 24″ (61cm)

Sprouts In: 7-21 days

Plant in a warm, sunny location with rich, moist soil. Basil loves heat and does not begin vigorous growth until night and day temperatures have warmed in late spring. Start outdoors in late spring, or indoors four weeks before last frost date for transplants.

Cut individual stems as needed. May be dried or frozen for later use. Remove flowers to extend the growing season.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

Matures In: 80 days

Type: annual