Definition of bush basil in English:

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bush basil


A low-growing compact variety of basil.
  • Ocimum minimum, family Labiatae.
Example sentences
  • This is a refined bush basil from Italy where it is known for its fine green leaf and is formed like a ball.
  • One of the spicy bush basils is doing just nuts, the other has stopped growing, and I'm not at all sure why.
  • Even though the leaves are very small the bush basils dry well and keep their green colour.

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