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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How to Grow Basil

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.

The Large Leaf Italian Basil produces large, light green leaves that offers an excellent aroma to any meal, soup or sauce! This variety is our most popular basil plant. The Large Leaf Italian is a prolific plant that produces very large leaves with some that can even cover a slice of bread! This variety is sweeter than the Genovese basil, and produces an attractive, bushy plant with its very popular, aromatic leaves.

The Lemon Basil is a very attractive and deliciously fragrant basil plant that offers such great smelling light green leaves! This variety's small,  beautiful fragrant leaves on its compact plants delightfully combine the flavors of lemon and basil. The Lemon Basil is an excellent choice for fresh or dried use.

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 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 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 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.

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 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 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.

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 Purple Ruffles Basil is a large, heavily ruffled and fringed dark purple leaf variety with beautiful pink-purple flowers. This All-American Selections winner basil is the perfect pop of color for herb gardens or a flower border. This basil produces a sweet fragrance and flavor that is wonderful as a garnish in salads, soups, pasta or drinks.