Basil

Basil

Basil comes in hundreds of different shapes, sizes and flavors. The most common herb found in the home garden. Try growing several varieties and testing different flavors with different meals. Basil can easily be grown in the kitchen window, containers or in the home garden.

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The Mrs. Burns Basil is a customer favorite that is known for its deliciously sweet and tangy lemon-lime flavor and scent! This popular basil variety has many wonderful culinary uses. The Mrs. Burns blooms pinky blooms that add a beautiful pop of color.

The Cinnamon Basil is most widely known for its beautiful cut flower use, but its leaves have a spicy cinnamon-like flavor! This variety has strong violet stems and veining with lavender flowers, that give off a great scent in many bouquets.

The Pistou Basil is a very petite variety with an excellent spicy taste that is delicious as a garnish or made into a sauce. This basil variety produces uniform mid-size, dense green leaves, perfect for growing in small pots. This small, compact plant has a nice, beautiful round body.

The Lettuce Leaf Basil has very large, hand sized, creased leaves that resembles a lettuce leaf, but has a great traditional basil flavor! This great production basil variety is favored among farmers and people who like a lot of basil due to its yields produces lots of foliage.

The Valentino Basil is a tasty and fragrant, large leaf basil variety that is perfect for adding into sauces and dressings. This basil plant can reach 15" inches high and 10" inches wide.

The Green Ruffles Basil produces large serrated, cut and ruffled dark green leaves that have a great tangy and rich flavor! This basil variety is popular for its culinary uses and is excellent for many tomato based dishes.

The classic Genovese basil with extra disease resistance. A fast growing basil with long glossy, dark green leaves. Great for fields, greenhouses and container gardening. (CG1) Cut Genovese 1.

The Large Leaf Basil gives off a delicious tangy aroma and flavor that is excellent for fresh pesto! This plant variety will grow to be 24-30 inches tall. This fragrant heirloom basil is heat-loving and thrives in full sun. The Large Leaf's shiny dark green leaves can grow up to 4 inches long and is perfect for a home garden or in a windowsill container! Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

The Persian Basil produces beautifully large and amazingly delicious bright green leaves that will enhance just about any dish! You will love having this beauty grow in your garden and so will pollinators as it is also a very attractive ornamental plant. Enjoy the zesty Persian Basil in any soup, pasta or salad. This variety is a prolific producer.

The Red Rubin Basil is a reliable, popular red basil variety that produces beautiful dark red leaves that are perfect for home gardens! These dark red leaves have a great flavor and aroma. The Red Rubin is a wonderful variety for adding color to salads and meals.

The Siam Queen Basil is a newer variety of basil that is perfect for adding into any Thai cuisine, especially fish and beef dishes! This variety's young shoots are perfect for a continual harvest throughout the whole season.

An Italian large-leaf with good Fusarium Wilt resistance. Excellent for gardens, fields and greenhouse growing. Great floral scent and flavor.

The Dark Opal Basil is a unique, wonderfully delicious tasting, purple colored basil that is popular for micro green production! These mostly purple plants, with 20% variegated or green plants, make for a beautiful color combo. The Dark Opal's leaves average at 1 1/2-3" at full size.

The Spicy Bush Basil is a very bushy basil variety that produces tiny, bright green leaves that have a big spicy, sweet punch! This variety's small green plants resemble compact boxwood bushes with a beautiful round top.

A general use Genovese basil plant that is great for fresh market and live-plant production. Dark green leaves with Genovese aroma. Semi-compact plant with excellent disease resistance. (PS5) Potted Small-Leaf 5

The Thai Basil is a highly ornamental and fragrant variety that produces deep green leaves with beautiful purple stems and blossoms. This variety has a distinctive flavor combination of cloves and mint with a delicate sweetness. You can use both its leaves and flowers in recipes as well as a garnish.

The Culinary Blend is the perfect basil blend for a kitchen herb garden, as it offers both sweet and savory types of basil. This delicious blend contains: Genovese, Corsican, Lemon and Lime basil. Enjoy this mix for drying, freezing or using fresh!

The Aroma 2 Basil produces beautiful glossy, dark green leaves with a strong flavor that is definitely many chefs favorite! This Genovese type of basil has 3" leaves that are slow to bolt. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.