There’s nothing like clipping fresh basil leaves from your garden and running back into your kitchen to add it to whatever you’re cooking. Basil’s fresh, spicy, clove-scented flavor profile is a natural addition to so many cooking styles and cuisines.
But those packages or bundles of basil at the grocery store can really add up. It’s way less expensive to get an established basil plant and focus your energy on growing your own unlimited supply of leaves. Plus, it doesn’t get much fresher than basil you freshly picked two seconds ago!
Sweet Basil boast numerous health benefits because of it’s high levels of antioxidants, magnesium and vitamins. Herbs like Basil contain essential oil compounds because these help the plant defend itself from predators like bugs, rodents and strains of bacteria in the soil. When we ingest these protective oils, we experience similar benefits: a boost in immunity and protection from diseases.
Basil is extremely easy to care for and thrives in our hot tropical climate.
Dimensions: 14cmØ by 40cmH
Light: Direct / Partial Sun
Fertilizer: Keep me in top form and boost leafy growth by feeding me once every month with nitrate-rich fertilizer (foliage fertilizer)