Basil

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  • Basil - Red

    Basil – Red (Organic)

    £2.20

    Basil – Red (Organic)

    Beautiful deep red purple foliage with similar taste and properties to common green basil. Red basil has both ornamental and culinary uses. We use it as garnish or to add colour to salads, even made into it pesto works well; it will also always look great in your garden, not to forget the amazing sweet scent of goodness when you pass it.
    (Approximate seed count – 350)

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  • Basil - Green

    Basil – Sweet Genovese (Organic)

    £1.90

    Basil – Sweet Genovese (Organic)

    The classic basil variety, very productive, aromatic and perfect for all culinary uses, especially making pesto. With large bright green leaves and a smell to die for this is an essential addition to the veg plot. We think you cannot grow too much basil, we use it in almost every meal throughout the summer months. Genovese makes the most superb pesto; aromatic without being overpowering, we eat it throughout the winter months giving us a window of sensation back to the summer at a much-needed time.

    A robust, trustworthy variety of The King of Herbs with the perfect balance of aroma and subtlety. If you are growing tomatoes you will undoubtedly want to grow basil in amongst them. And Genovese is the basil to grow. It yields between 7 to 8 cuttings before it is finally exhausted and . A tender annual herb, this is a very robust variety that grows quickly and abundantly.
    (Approximate seed count – 500)

    £1.90
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  • Basil - Thai

    Basil – Thai (Organic)

    £1.90

    Basil – Thai (Organic)

    Irreplaceable, anise-flavoured variety used in Asian cooking on a compact plant that is equally as ornamental as it is culinary . Striking, both in flavour and appearance, Thai basil has a more concentrated, spicy flavour than it’s more well known cousin, with anise and liquorice notes. It has smaller, narrow, pointed leaves with flowers and stems of deep purple. Perfect for Thai green and red curries and stir fries and is more resilient to longer cooking methods than green basil.
    (Approximate seed count – 350)

    £1.90
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