Basil Cardinal A stunningly beautiful basil disguised as a Celosia, Cardinal wows you with big spiky blooms of cerise-red atop bright burgundy stems! Fragrant, well-branched, and every bit as delicious as plain old basils, Cardinal is the ultimate edible ornamental, offering something for everyone in the sunny garden! The leaves on this plant are bright green and very tasty, ready to start harvesting just 60 days after sowing (or even sooner for smaller, more tender leaves). Richly aromatic, they are perfect for pesto and sandwiches, salads and Mediterranean cuisine. This information came from Parks Seed Company one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from.
Basil Holy Compact but very full, attractive plants. Mild spicy aroma with hints of sweetness and mild spice flavor. Faster growing than green holy basil, and its purple flowers also make it a nice beneficial and/or ornamental. For teas, culinary, and medicinal use. Also known as "Spice Basil”. This information came from Johnny's Selected Seeds one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from.
Basil Lemon Lemon Sweet Dani is a vigorous variety, shooting quickly up to 26 inches high and 10 to 14 inches wide when grown as an ornamental. Its unusual white flowers last fully two weeks longer than others, bringing more butterflies and bees into the garden over a longer season. If you are growing this basil as an ornamental or as a guard plant for the vegetable garden (it is particularly effective at warding off hornworms, aphids, and mites), you will find it robust and ready to go. And if you want to use Lemon Sweet Dani as a culinary herb, be prepared for heavy yields over a long season! The leaves are large, and the stems packed with rich lemony oil. This is a pucker-worthy lemon basil you will adore! This information came from Parks Seed Company one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from.
Basil Lettuce Leaf Lettuce Leaf is slow to bolt, so you'll get a longer season of harvest. And as you pinch off the blooms, save them -- they make delicious additions to salads and yummy garnish for the plate! Use this Basil for pesto, sandwiches, and casseroles. You'll have plenty to dry and crumble for the spice rack, and you'll be amazed at how many new ways you can find to use the fresh leaves -- they make great faux lettuce for sandwiches, add a tangy bite when layered into lasagna and other dishes, and serve as wraps for appetizers. Combine them with mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, and a dash of balsamic vinegar, and you have the perfect refreshing summer snack! This information came from Parks Seed Company one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from.
Basil Lime If you like the clean, citrus zing of Lemon Basil, then you'll definitely want to try this rare and hard-to-find Lime Basil! Its tangy lime flavor and fragrance is strong and finishes with a pleasing spicy-herbal bite. Use it to impart a unique gourmet flavor to fish and chicken dishes, vinegars, dressings, sauces, and herb oils. Add it to fruit salsas or chutneys as a fresh accompaniment to broiled or grilled fish or shellfish, or use it in traditional Thai dishes when Lemongrass or Kaffir Lime isn't readily available. You'll be amazed by the complex flavor it lends to desserts and herb teas! This information came from Parks Seed Company one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from.
Basil Purple Ruffles Large ruffled leaves make attractive garnishes. Also great in containers or garden beds as an ornamental. Small percentage of plants are green. 3" long leaves. AAS winner. Ht. 16-20". Edible Flowers: Use the flowers in any recipe that calls for basil, or to garnish drinks, salads, soups, pasta, and desserts. Flavor is of intense basil This information came from Johnny's Selected Seeds one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from..
Basil Spicy Bush Small dome-shaped plants with tiny leaves. Spicy, sweet basil flavor packed into 1" long leaves. Decorative plants can be grown in pots or used in garden beds. This basil is very flavorful and aromatic. The small leaves are perfect for adding to salads or as a garnish without being shredded or overwhelming. The flowers are also edible. The flowers are surprisingly sweeter than those of sweet basil and are wonderful on salads or by themselves as a treat. This information came from Johnny's Selected Seeds one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from.
Basil Italian Large Leaf Fragrant, flavorful, extra-large leaves are the very favorites of the culinary world! This is a Genovese basil, rich in oils and so aromatic you will smell it long before you see it in the garden! Whether you use it for pesto, spaghetti sauce, or simply as a companion to your tomato plants (basil is a superb pest repellant), choose Large-leaf Italian as your "go-to" mainstay basil for big, satisfying harvests all summer long. Basils are loaded with volatile oils, responsible for the heady aroma and strong flavor so essential to cooking. Large-Leaf Italian basil is regarded as the essential variety for true Neapolitan cuisine, especially pesto. And in the garden, basil works to repel aphids, mites, and hornworms. This information came from Parks Seed Company one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from.
Basil Thai Siam Queen Unlike the sweet basils you may be familiar with from Italian cuisine and pestos, this Thai basil has a strong anise flavor and a good spicy bite. You can still detect the familiar basil taste beneath these elements, but it adds an entirely new and delicious level of seasoning to any dish. The aroma carries the spiciness as well, perfuming the warm summer air magnificently. Thai Siam Queen can be grown two ways: as a seasoning for food or as an ornamental plant. The way you grow the plant is slightly different for each. When you grow this, or any, basil for food, you do not want it to bloom until it absolutely must. This information came from Parks Seed Company one of the many vendors we purchase our seeds from.