DESCRIPTION AND CULTURE: What summer would come to perfection without sweet basil in the garden? Best used fresh the scent and flavor of this herb delights and excites. Basils prefer rich soil and would benefit from some organic fertilizer in the heat of summer, as they are fast growing annuals. Cut back below the flowers to keep continuous herbaceous growth throughout the summer.
PART USED: Leaf. They are the first thing to get hit with frost, so make sure they are harvested to avoid this damage in fall.
FUNCTION: Basils increase joy by releasing great scent when you pick it, and making people smile when you bring it in the kitchen and add it to meals, marking a premier summer experience.
Lemon Basil, Ocimum basilicum- Lemon flavored selection of sweet basil great used in salad dressings and marinades.
Lime Basil , Ocimum basilicum- Lemon flavored selection of sweet basil great used in salad dressings and marinades.
Basil, Round Midnight, Ocimum basilicum– Deep purple version of sweet basil is great for tinting vinegars a beautiful shade of fuchsia.
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