The leaves are usually bright green and oval-shaped but can vary from variety to variety.

has a fresh flavor, with a finish of black pepper and subtle anise and mint notes. Thai basil has a strong black licorice flavor


bright, fresh, unique, fragrant, aromatic


prep tips


cooking tips + recipes


storage notes:

Basil is very sensitive to cold. Do not refrigerate fresh basil; it will turn black. Instead, strip the lower leaves off the stems and place stems in a glass of cool water on the kitchen counter like a flower.

storage methods
Where to Store

Shelf life
Long term/preservation

a few days





varieties we grow

Aroma 2, Deep Purple