Basil 'Magical Michael'
Name: Ocimum species
Time: Basil 'Magical Michael' may flower 80-90 days from
2002 AAS winner, compact, very fragrant and ornamental, has purple calyces and
masses of creamy-white blooms. Most sweet basil plants will vary in size and
shape, 'Magical Michael' was bred to show consistant uniformity without losing
the rich oils, aroma, and flavor of sweet basil. This Basil will grow to 12
to 18 inches tall and wide.
Plant 1/4 inch deep, 4-8 inches apart. Pick leaves in early morning when cooler.
Just before flowers appear, cut back plant to 4-6 inches. Deep soil moist. Not
a drought tolerant plant.