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Boxwood Basil

Boxwood Basil

Ocimum basilicum

Collection: Herbs
Tags: basil

This compact, small-leafed herb looks like a typical boxwood, and makes a highly ornamental and fragrant edging for the patio or a container by the patio door. It's great for pesto, too!


Botanical NameOcimum basilicum
ExposureFull Sun
HardinessZone 10

Planting Instructions

  • Remove from the growing container.
  • Dig a hole 2 times container size and same depth of container.
  • Refill with dry soil.
  • Water thoroughly after planting.