HI-4001: Sweet Basil Ocimum basilicum Saint Joseph's Wort Albahaca duce 200 seeds
Basil is most commonly used fresh in cooked recipes. In general, it is added at the last moment, as cooking quickly destroys the flavor. The fresh herb can be kept for a short time in plastic bags in the refrigerator, or for a longer period in the freezer, after being blanched quickly in boiling water. The dried herb also loses most of its flavor, and what little flavor remains tastes very different, with a weak coumarin flavor, like hay.
Basil is one of the main ingredients in pesto—a green Italian oil-and-herb sauce.
Package contain 200 seeds packed for 2018 season. Germination rate of 85%.
USDA Hardiness Zones: 9-11
Shipping weight: 1.0 oz.