This Italian heirloom is very popular when cooking and for making pesto. The tender, dark green leaves are very fragrant and the plant is relatively slow to bolt, giving you additional harvest time. The plant grows 24 to 30 inches tall. 68 days.
Fast growing and highly resistant to fusarium, you can have an advantage over similar varieties. Newton is very mild in flavor and has no licorice aftertaste and many consumers prefer it. Performs well in the ground, hydroponics and in a container. The large, bright green, crinkled leaves are perfect for a mozzarella basil bruschetta, and in your favorite soup, or fresh chopped herb. 60 days
The large tender leaves have an anise flavor when fresh and a cinnamon scent after cooking. The pungent aroma is perfect for soup, stir-fry and green and red curries. This flavor is popular in many Asian chicken, pork, and seafood dishes. 64 days
Intense lemon fragrances come from the delicate leaves which can be used for making tea or can be dried in a pleasant potpourri. Attractive plants reach 24 inches in height. 60 days.
These fast growing basil plants have a unique flavor that makes for an excellent tea leaf, poultry or seafood herb spice. If you really like the flavor, use in place of basil in your other menu items. Can be grown in containers and reaches 24 to 28 inches. 75 to 80 days.