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Basil plants are one of the most popular herbs to grow and also one of the easiest. Sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a member of the mint family. It is closely identified with Italian cooking, although it is originally from India. The flowers are insignificant but very popular with bees. Grow it in a sunny windowsill to perfume your home and have quick-and-easy access to the flavorful leaves. Try planting this variety in a pot by itself or mixing it with other herbs or annuals in the landscape.
Full sun to partial sun.
Pet safe, non-toxic
Flavor Profile: Sweet, fragrant, peppery, slightly minty, fresh, subtle anise.
Culinary Use: Pesto, salads, sauces, soups, pizzas, garnishes.