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
cooking tips + recipes
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.
varieties we grow
Aroma 2, Deep Purple