The enticing and lovely aromatic herb from Central Africa to Southeast Asia. Four main species are commonly used around the world. Most live as perennials in their tropical and subtropical homelands. I's medicinal value is equal to its well known culinary excellence. Commonly grown in a hot garden. They thrive well in drained neutral PH soils rich in organic matter. Wonderful summer garden icons. Memory inducing essential oil.
This variety is a little closer to a traditional Thai basil in flavor and texture. Vigorous plants to 24''. Worth growing.