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BASIL Liquorice

Ocimum basilicum

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Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: 100


A very aromatic variety with a spicy, liquorice smell. Stems and leaves develop a purple colouring as they mature with pink purple attractive flowers. Ideal in salads, emphasising the purple leaves, in stir-fries, or on pasta where its subtle flavour can be appreciated. Commonly used Vietnamese and Thai cooking.

Adaptable to most well-drained soil in a protected sunny position with an adequate amount of water.

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