Basil Leaf Italian Broad – Seeds
Is a member of the mint family.
1 packet contains – 50 seeds.
Basils are loaded with volatile oils, responsible for the heady aroma and strong flavour so essential to cooking. The composition of oils varies greatly in different basil types, thus accounting for the wide range of scents available.
Large Leaf Italian basil is regarded as the essential variety for true Neapolitan cuisine, especially pesto.Pick the extra large leaves and use fresh or dried in tomato dishes, pasta sauces, vegetables and soups. You can also use basil in the garden as a companion plant to repel aphids, mites, and tomato horn-worms.
|Seeds per Packet||50|
|Common Name||Scientific Name: Occimomum BasilicumBasil, Thai basil, sweet basil|
|Height||18 to 24 inches high and 12 to 15 inches wide.|
|Bloom Time||Year round|