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Basil Cinnamon


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  • 9 Units in Stock

150 seeds (approx.) 

This most attractive, stocky, vigorous plant grows to 22” with leaves of purple veins contrasting with spikes of dark rose-coloured flowers. 
It has a strong warm, spicy, cinnamon-like aroma and flavour which can be utilised in the same manner as cinnamon.   
Perfect in salad dressings and fine herbal vinegars are enhanced by adding a few sprigs of cinnamon basil.  

60 days from germination!

Sow April in trays, pots of good seed compost in a warm place to maintain an ideal temperature of 55-60F.

  • Sow in well-drained compost, just covering the seed with compost, but do not exclude light, which is beneficial to germination.
  • Germination usually takes 14-30 days.
  • Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle.
  • Harden off and plant out 30cm (12in) apart when all risk of frost has passed.
  • Prefers a well-drained soil and a sheltered sunny site. Can also be grown on a sunny windowsill.

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 24 May, 2014.