Our fine standard variety for cooking. Superb taste. 1-2” long shiny green leaves; spikes of white flowers.
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Large tender leaves favored for pesto; excellent for a wide variety of dishes. Best for freezing. Productive, adaptable.
Mexico. Luscious fresh cinnamon flavor and scent. Reputedly the hardiest basil. Repels insects.
Anise-like flavor essential in Vietnamese pho, and many Thai dishes.
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