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Ocimum americanum, Ocimum canum, American Basil, Lemon basil, Hoary Basil, Hairy Basil

Ocimum americanum, Ocimum canum

American Basil, Lemon basil, Hoary Basil, Hairy Basil
Family: Lamiaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
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Lemon basil, Hoary Basil,Thai Lemon Basil,(Ocimum × africanum) is a hybrid between basil (Ocimum basilicum) and American basil (Ocimum americanum). The herb is grown primarily in northeastern Africa and southern Asia for its fragrant lemon scent, and is used in cooking.


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