mature height; 1 footFrom our best Italian breeder. Easy growing and deliciously fragrant, Cameo has closely packed, luscious big leaves and a compact 6"-8 habit. Perfect for containers, window boxes or edging garden beds. Approx. 45-50 seeds. Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.
- Attracts Beneficial Insects
- Container Compatible
- Does Not Require Support
- Edible Flower
- Good for Drying
- Greenhouse Compatible
- Heat Tolerant
- Requires Summer Water
|Seed Unit Sizes
|Approximate Harvest Time
||Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
|Ideal Soil Temperature
|Useful Plant Part
||Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
||5.6 - 6.5
Planting & Care
Soil & Water:Soil should be well worked, fertile and in full sun. Do not plant outside until temperatures are consistently above 50 degrees. Allow soil to dry between waterings and feed regularly with high nitrogen fertilizer after harvesting to promote new growth.
Planting & Growing:Sow seeds 1 inch apart, 1/4 inch deep and firm soil over. Keep bed most. Thin or transplant after seedlings are well established.
To start indoors, sow 1-2 inches apart in a container of seed starting mix. Keep warm and evenly moist and provide a good light source. Transplant 6 inches apart when conditions outside are appropriate.
Plant a edgings on garden or herb beds or in windowboxes or planters. One seedling is appropriate for a 6 inch pot.
Harvesting & Storage:Harvest sprays of leaves by snipping stems just above 2 new sprouting leaves to encourage lush foliage. Keep flower buds snipped off. Use fresh, dried or freeze. Flowers are also edible.
Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs.
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H