Attractive plant with olive green foliage and purple stems. Leaves have a sweet cinnamon scent. The attractive plants can be used as ornamentals in the garden.Features
great for desserts and sweet dishes
loves the heat
useful and ornamental
sow direct where they are to grow. Cover lightly with yates seed raising mix, firm down and keep moist.
grow in sun or semi-shade. Enrich soil with organic fertiliser (such as yates blood & bone or dynamic lifter organic plant food) before planting. Feed plants regularly with yates thrive soluble plant food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protect plants from snails and slugs with yates blitzem.
frequent picking ensures continuous supply. Leaves can be dried for later use, or wrap sprigs in baking paper and plastic before freezing.