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Basil Seeds / Pak of 4 ****

Basil Seeds / Pak of 4 ****

Regular price $ 120.00
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This package contains FOUR varieties

Each variety of basil has unique characteristics in terms of flavor, aroma, color and culinary use. Here are some key differences between the four varieties in this pack:

  1. Classic Basil (Ocimum basilicum):
    • It is the most common variety and widely used in cooking.
    • It has shiny green leaves, slightly wrinkled and oval in shape.
    • Its flavor is sweet and its aroma is fresh and herbaceous.
    • It is used in a variety of dishes, such as salads, sauces, pesto, and Italian dishes.
  1. Purple Basil (Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens):
    • It has deep purple leaves, which gives it additional visual appeal.
    • The flavor and aroma are similar to that of common basil, but some describe the purple variety as having a slightly spicier touch.
    • It is used both for its flavor and its decorative color in salads, garnishes and gourmet dishes.
  1. Persian Basil (Ocimum basilicum var. minimum):
    • Also known as dwarf basil or micro basil, it has small, compact leaves.
    • Its flavor is intense and slightly spicy.
    • Due to its compact size, it is ideal for growing in pots and can be used as a decoration on plates or in salads.
  1. Genovese Basil (Ocimum basilicum 'Genovese'):
    • It is a specific variety of common basil, known for its use in Italian cuisine, especially in the preparation of pesto.
    • It has large, shiny, deep green leaves.
    • The flavor is sweet and its aroma is very characteristic and powerful.
    • It is the preferred variety for making pesto and is used in traditional Italian dishes.



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