Basil – Sweet Thai
Ocimum basilicum 'Sweet Thai'

Zone: Not hardy; grow as an annual
Height: 12 - 18"

General: Wonderful basil with a stronger, spicy flavor, similar to cloves. Glossy dark green leaves and purple flowers. Goes well with Thai and Vietnamese cuisine.

Culinary Uses: Stands up to cooking better than sweet basil. Lots of peppery, anise- like and warm spicy flavors in this herb.

Ornamental Uses: Flat and blade shaped foliage with a purplish tinge that can spread over the entire leaf depending on the exact variety. The leaves are about half the size of sweet basil.

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