1500 Basil Seeds Ocimum basilicum Thai Basil, Holy Basil, Sabja Basil, Greek Basil, Lime Basil Non-GMO Herb Seeds Vegetable SeedsRegular price $12.29 Save $-12.29
- Just sow basil plant seeds evenly by covering them with about ¼-inch of soil. Keep the soil moist and make sure you remove any weeds. The growing basil seeds should germinate within a week. The seedling can be recognized by D-shaped seed leaves that will have the flat sides facing toward each other
- Common Name (s): 'Anise'. Ornamental flowers with purple-tinted leaves. Fragrance and taste is similar to anise. 2'-2 1/2' tall. 'Cinnamon'. Flowers and stems are purple in color.
- Ocimum basilicum, commonly called basil, is a native of Africa and Asia. Tradition has it that basil was found growing around Christ's tomb after the Resurrection,
- Basics on Basil. Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum. If a kitchen has only a few herbs in its possession, basil will likely be one of them. Its fragrant essence combines well with rosemary and thyme in meat dishes, fish, vegetables, cheese, soup and eggs, and is one of the main ingredients in pesto, along with pine nuts and parmesan cheese.
- Sweet basil prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soils. It is easily transplanted and should be done so after the last frost. Prune by pinching the tips of long stems and any flower buds. This promotes a branching bushy form.
- Growing Feature: Strong growth, disease resistance, Light requirement: Full Sun Sowing method: Direct sow. Avoid covering the seeds with soil. Keep the seeds moist. Days to Maturity: 30-35 Days Planting time: All Season Planting Space: 7 x 7 ''
- Health benefits of basil 1. Reducing oxidative stress 2. Supporting liver health 3. Protecting against skin aging 4. Reducing high blood sugar 5. Supporting cardiovascular health 6. Boosting mental health 7. Reducing inflammation and swelling 8. Combatting infection
Great basil, is a culinary herb of the family Lamiaceae (mints). Basil is native to tropical regions from Central Africa to Southeast Asia. It is a tender plant and is used in cuisines worldwide. Basil flowers are perfectly edible. In terms of fragrance and flavor, the flowers are similar, if milder, than the leaves. Sometimes, flowers can be somewhat bitter, so test them first. When sprinkled over a salad, basil flowers impart a mild basil flavor and add a decorative touch. Sweet basil, is an herb in the Lamiaceae (mint) family native to the tropical regions of Africa and Asia. The fragrant edible leaves are great in soups, stews, and other meat dishes.