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Basil 'Mammoth'

Mammoth Basil/Ocimum basilicum (Annual)

  • Category: Annual, Herbs
  • Hardiness Zone:9-11
  • Height:18-24 in
  • Spread:16-18 in
  • Bloom Color: White

Ruffles, glossy, bright green 4" wide leaves are excellent for wrapping chopped beef and vegetables, sandwiches and salads. Taste is strong and sweet, aroma is heavenly!

Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Rich
Well-Drained
Attributes
Container
Container
Culinary
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Additional Information about Basil 'Mammoth'

Perfect for sauces, pesto, salads and wrapping chopped beef and vegetables.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Basil 'Mammoth'

Grows best in well-drained, fertile soils prepared with organic matter. Leaves contain the greatest amount of essential oils just as blooms appear. Use fresh or dry.