Explore the diversity of culinary basils in this one packet. Several Italian basis such as Genovese and Lettuce Leaf as well as purple leaved basils, aromatic citrus scented basils and a few other kinds that will have you adding sprigs to salads, drinks, dessert in addition to the usual pesto and sauces that we typically enjoy basil in. Only fine quality edible basils with differences in flavor.
A packet sows a 10 ft row (100 seeds)
Start the seeds indoors a month before the last frost. The seed needs warmth and sun. The seedlings can be transplanted into the garden when the ground is warm (mid May). Basil is very frost sensitive and likes warmth. Soil should be fertile and moist to grow the best plants. Generally, pinching the forming flower spikes out so that it branches will produce more leafy shoots. For seed saving, simply let the flowers bloom and dry with the mature seeds.