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Basil, Cinnamon Herb Seed

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Product Overview


Todd's Seeds proudly offers the Basil, Cinnamon Herb Seed, a unique and aromatic variety of basil that infuses the classic basil flavor with a warm, spicy cinnamon twist. Cinnamon Basil, distinguished by its dark green leaves with hints of purple and small pink flowers, is a favorite among culinary enthusiasts for adding a touch of exotic spice to their dishes. This annual herb is not only valued for its delightful flavor but also for its ornamental beauty in gardens. The plant's distinctive cinnamon scent makes it a wonderful choice for both culinary use and as a natural insect repellent. Perfect for those looking to add a special flavor to their herb gardens, Cinnamon Basil is versatile in the kitchen, ideal for enhancing desserts, teas, and savory dishes alike.


**Planting Instructions**


- **Sowing Time:** Best planted in late spring or early summer after the last frost.
- **Soil Requirements:** Prefers well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
- **Planting Depth:** Sow seeds just beneath the surface, about 1/4 inch deep.
- **Spacing:** Space plants about 8-10 inches apart.
- **Germination:** Typically occurs within 5-10 days at temperatures of 70-75°F.


**Growth and Care**


- **Watering:** Requires consistent watering, particularly in hot, dry conditions.
- **Sunlight:** Thrives in full sun.
- **Fertilizing:** Light application of balanced fertilizer can promote growth.
- **Harvesting:** Harvest leaves as needed, ideally before the plant flowers for optimal flavor.


**Health Benefits**


- **Rich in Nutrients:** Contains essential vitamins and minerals.
- **Digestive Aid:** Can aid digestion and alleviate stomach discomfort.
- **Antioxidant Properties:** Offers antioxidants to support overall health.
- **Aromatic Benefits:** The scent of cinnamon basil is known to have uplifting and soothing properties.


**Culinary Uses**


- **Unique Flavoring:** Adds a spicy, cinnamon flavor to sweet and savory dishes.
- **Herbal Teas:** Can be used to make a fragrant and flavorful tea.
- **Infusions:** Ideal for creating uniquely flavored oils and vinegars.
- **Desserts:** A novel addition to baked goods, fruit salads, and desserts.


**Simple Recipe: Cinnamon Basil Syrup**


A versatile syrup that can be used in beverages, desserts, or dressings.




- Fresh Cinnamon Basil leaves
- Sugar
- Water




1. Combine equal parts sugar and water in a saucepan, bring to a simmer.
2. Add a handful of fresh Cinnamon Basil leaves and simmer for a few minutes.
3. Remove from heat and let the mixture cool and infuse.
4. Strain the syrup and store in a clean bottle.
5. Use in cocktails, over pancakes, or as a dressing base for a unique flavor.


The Basil, Cinnamon Herb Seed from Todd's Seeds is a fantastic choice for those who appreciate herbs with a distinctive flavor profile. Its ease of growth and wide range of culinary applications make it a valuable and exciting addition to any herb garden.


1 Packet: 1.5g

1 Gram ~ 600-650 seeds

1 Pound ~ 165,000 seeds






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