Beautiful, fragrant dark green, savoyed leaves. Uniform, tall 24 inch plants are slow to bolt. Spicy taste and smell. Great for pesto sauces!
Transplant into a small container indoors by a window, or into your garden 12 inches apart. Leaves should be picked just before flowering, prolong this period by pinching off flowers. Use fresh or dried leaves.
Garden tip: Grow your basil with tomatoes and pepper to prevent pest attacks.
Fun Fact: Basil is a natural anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It helps to maintain blood sugar and can decrease cravings for desserts!