Thai Basil Seeds, Organic
Genovese Basil Seeds, Organic
Spicy anise-clove scent and flavor. Most commonly used in Thai or Vietnamese cooking. Attractive plants are 12-18" tall with medium green leaves and purple stems and blossoms. Good for container gardening.
- Annual plants
- Plants grow to 12-18 inches tall
- Green leaves, purple stalks and blossoms
- Spicy, anise scent and flavor
This variety works for:
- Fresh eating
The flavor of basil is best when the leaves are fresh. Cooking or heating the leaves will change the flavor so add the leaves at the last minute to warm dishes.
This variety is great for use in Thai and Vietnamese cooking.
Basil is one of the main ingredients in pesto, along with olive oil and garlic. You can also steep the leaves of basil in milk or cream and create basil flavored confections like chocolates or ice cream.