Basil – Purple Ruffles

Basil - Purple Ruffles
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If you are looking for basil with a delightful combination of complex flavors, you’ll love Purple Ruffles.This is the most complex flavored basil that boasts a combination of sweet basil, anise and cinnamon flavors– but it never is overpowering.Purple Ruffles produces large, frilly purple leaves with a sweet fragrance. This plant may be grown in containers or in beds.This plant is easy to grow and is quite attractive as a garden plant or as a house plant.Purple Ruffles prefers full sun and moist well-drained soil. It loves hot weather!* Fragrant* Colorful* All America Selections Winner.

Lime Herb Basil

Lime Herb Basil
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The Basil Lime, ‘Ocimum basilicum americanum’, combines the flavor of basil and lime that gives you and unusual, dramatic, tasty basil.For you basil lovers do not pass this one up.This rare and tasty basil will work wonders in vinegar, with fish, salad dressings, sauces, and oils. Desserts are a perfect addition for Lime Basil.It can be grown inside in the winter and is a good container plant.Basil is used in so many foods; it is hard to mention them all. It is used in Italian foods and pesto and pasta sauces.Fresh basil makes a nice tea, excellent vinegar, and tastes great fresh with fish, poultry, rice, mild vegetables, eggplant and many others.Plant 1 to 2 weeks after the last average frost date.* Easy to grow* Aromatic* Low maintenance .

Lemon Herb Basil

Lemon Herb Basil
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The Basil Lemon, ‘Ocimum basilicum citriodorum’, has a strong lemon fragrance that makes this basil excellent for vinegars, salad dressing, fish dishes, and salads.There is no more useful herb. It is a good all “around basil” and it has very few pests.The Lemon Basil has pointed 2 inch, dull green leaves. It will display white flowers if allowed to bloom. After 4 to 6 weeks of growth, pinch top to force side growth and prevent early flowering. Basil is used in so many foods; it is hard to mention them all. It is used in Italian foods and pesto and pasta sauces.Fresh basil makes a nice tea, excellent vinegar, and tastes great fresh with fish, poultry, rice, mild vegetables, eggplant and many others.Plant 1 to 2 weeks after the last average frost date.* Easy to grow* Aromatic* Low maintenance .

Mammoth Basil Plant

Mammoth Basil Plant
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Mammoth Basil has a stronger, fuller flavor than sweet basil. And it’s mammoth!The huge leaves grow as big as your hand, and plants have a shorter growth habit. The large leaves are used for culinary wrapping.Mammoth basil is highly aromatic!This variety is great for pots and growing indoors.For best results plant in full sun and in well-drained rich soil.* 4 inch leaves* Annual* 1 to 2 feet tall.

Cuban Basil Plant

Cuban Basil Plant
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This tender perennial basil has a nice spicy fragrance similar to spicy Greek basil.Cuban Basil grows to about 15″ tall and 2 feet wide. The leaves are small like lime basil.It is very easy to grow and absolutely delicious.This basil is a tender perennial but it is sensitive to cold weather and must be brought inside in the winter. This plant is generally used as a culinary annual.Cuban basil prefers rich, well-drained soils.Pick basil leaves when they are young for best taste. Only harvest 1/3 of a plant at a time to allow new growth without unduly stressing the plant.* Try it in salsas!* Spicy* Unique taste .

Siam Queen Basil

Siam Queen Basil
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The Basil Thai Siam Queen, ‘Ocimum basilicum citriodorum’, is a 1997 All-America Selection. The Siam Queen has a delicious sweet and spicy flavor.The leaves are very aromatic with a licorice basil aroma. Thai Basil is known to the Vietnamese as “Hung Que”, and eaten raw with noodle soup and in Thailand as “Horapha”.The Siam Queen Thai Basil has leaves that are twice the size of other Thai Basils. The compact plant has beautiful pink and purple flowers on red purple stems which makes this basil a great container plant.Basil is used in so many foods; it is hard to mention them all. It is used in Italian foods and pesto and pasta sauces.Fresh basil makes a nice tea, excellent vinegar, and tastes great fresh with fish, poultry, rice, mild vegetables, eggplant and many others.Plant 1 to 2 weeks after the last average frost date.* Aromatic* Easy to grow* Low maintenance .