Try it as a flavorful garnish for sweet dishes. Green, 2" long leaves have a spicy anise-clove flavor. Attractive purple stems and blooms. Grows to a height of 12-18 inches. The round, often pointed leaves of the basil plant looks a lot like peppermint to which it is related. Its highly fragrant leaves are used as a seasoning herb for a variety of foods but has become ever popular as the main ingredient in pesto, the mixture of basil, pine nuts and parmesan cheese. Health benefits: DNA Protection Plus Anti-Bacterial Properties Anti-Inflammatory Effects Nutrients Essential for Cardiovascular Health Cooking: The Healthiest Way of Cooking With Basil Since the oils in basil are highly volatile, it is best to add the herb near the end of the cooking process, so it will retain its maximum essence and flavor. David's Garden Seeds is a Veteran owned business that has been providing quality seeds since 2009.
Ready to harvest in about 88 days
Seeds are Non-GMO and hand packed by David's Garden Seeds in the United States
Try it as a flavorful garnish for sweet dishes
Its highly fragrant leaves are used as a seasoning herb for a variety of foods but has become ever popular as the main ingredient in pesto
Germination rate about 80%