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Basil

Basil 'Boxwood' (Ocimum basilicum)

This delightful selection forms a tight, rounded mound of densely packed, small leaves that are loaded with the same great flavor as a larger Basil. The compact growth habit makes this the perfect choice for growing in pots on patios or in windowsills. It is also the ideal choice for…

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Basil 'Floral Spires' (Ocimum basilicum)

A very ornamental Basil that was bred for its flowers as well as its foliage! This Basil is stunning in pots on patio tabletops or on sunny windowsills. Use the flower spikes in fresh flower bouquets or as a garnish on the dinner plate. The anise-flavored leaves are a good…

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Basil 'Genovese Emily' (Ocimum basilicum)

This compact variety is ideal for growing in pots! The medium-to-large leaves are packed with flavor and are perfect for making homemade pesto or flavoring tomato dishes. Place containers of 'Genovese Emily' on patio tabletops as a fragrant centerpiece or grow it in a sunny…

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Basil 'Genovese' (Ocimum basilicum)

One of the most popular herbs for Italian cooking! 'Genovese' Basil provides large, flavor-packed leaves that are perfect for making pesto or flavoring tomato dishes. Try planting this variety in a pot by itself or mixing it with other herbs or annuals in the landscape. Grow it in a…

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Basil 'Italian Large-Leaf' (Ocimum basilicum)

The large, tasty leaves of this variety are very popular for flavoring Italian cuisine. Snip fresh leaves and use them to flavor tomato dishes, breads, caprese salad and of course, pesto. This Basil is nice when planted in a pot by itself or when mixed with other herbs or annuals in…

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Basil 'Magical Michael' (Ocimum basilicum)

'Magical Michael' is really nice for using as both a culinary herb and as annual accent plant in mixed borders and combination containers. This compact plant is also ideal for growing in pots in a sunny windowsill, where the aroma will perfume the home and provide quick-and-easy…

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Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

The premier herb for Italian cooking! Basil’s spicy sweet leaves are the base for pesto but it’s smooth, rich flavor is a perfect compliment to any dish. Basil’s aromatic foliage adds an enticing fragrance to the garden, or grow it in a pot placed in a sunny window sill. Super…

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Basil 'Purple Ruffles' (Ocimum basilicum)

This gorgeous ornamental basil was the winner of the All-America Selections award in 1987! 'Purple Ruffles' is an outstanding aromatic accent plant for mixed borders and combination containers. Use the leaves to add color to salads, pasta dishes or vinegars. Fresh-cut sprigs make a…

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Basil 'Super Sweet Genovese Compact' (Ocimum basilicum)

'Super Sweet Genovese' is one of the best choices for making fresh, homemade pesto! The flavor-packed leaves are also good for adding to homemade pizza or caprese salad. Try planting this variety in a pot by itself or mixing it with other herbs or annuals in the landscape. Grow it in…

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Basil 'Sweet Thai' (Ocimum basilicum)

A unique alternative to sweet genovese basil. The leaves of this selection have a stronger, spicy anise-clove flavor and emit a powerful fragrance. Leaves are commonly used to flavor a wide variety of Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Fresh-cut sprigs make a lovely garnish on the dinner…

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