Botanical name: Ocimum basilicumSweet Basil

Sweet Basil is an annual herb with leaves that are strongly and sweetly aromatic.

Basil is a popular ingredient in Mediterranean and Thai dishes. Add to garden salads and tomato dishes. Use sparingly because of the strong flavour.

Growing Sweet Basil

Basil does well in a full sun or partly shaded position. Plants are frost tender.

Grows 90cm high x 60cm wide.