Cinnamon basil is a variant of basil.It is an annual herb that grows 12 to 15 inches (30 to 40 cm) tall, with leaves 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 cm) long.
The leaves are a glossy green, with hues of brown and purple. They may be a lighter colour, depending on the soil the plant has grown in.
Cinnamon basil has a slightly spicy taste, and an anise and cinnamon scent that is most pronounced when rubbed or crushed.
The plant blossoms with small pink flowers. 65 days from seed.