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Non-GMO, Open-pollinated, Heirloom Licorice Basil Herb Seed from True Leaf Market. Ocimum basilicum is native to various Asian regions. As basil has many different varieties, Licorice Basil Herb is considered a sweet basil and is referred to as "Persian Basil" or "Anise Basil." This ancient herb is a staple in Iranian cuisine as it's often prepared as fresh greens with dishes. Basil in general, contains healing components that come from their medicinal oils. Licorice Basil is one of the many cultivars that helps with headaches, stress, digestive health and inflammation. These basil plants prefer warmer conditions and flourish as compact bushes that grow well in containers.
Open-pollinated Licorice Basil Herb plants (Ocimum basilicum) can reach up to 2" tall and flourish as a compact bush. As early fall approaches, sweet and spicy Licorice Basil grows silver-green stems with purple tips that produce vibrant flowers. As their shiny leaves become 6-8" long, they will be ready to harvest. Varieties such as Licorice Basil, grow as a heat-loving crop that continue to thrive until the first frost arrives. These herbs prefer to have their flowers pinched back as they develop.
Non-Culinary Uses for Licorice Basil Herb Seed
Licorice Basil is often grown for ornamental uses by providing vibrant silver-green foliage, along with a licorice scent to your overall garden. You can also treat yourself to aromatherapy by adding fresh leaves to a warm bath or steeping them in hot water to help relieve stress.
Basil has been cultivated into many different varieties as an ancient hybrid herb. it's useful to know how in general, basil can be classified as either sweet or unsweet. The more common types of basil are referred to as sweet. For example, a cultivar that isn't considered sweet is clove basil.
Benefits of Licorice Basil Herb Seed
As a sweet basil variety that also gives off a mild spice, Licorice Basil compliments Thai dishes such as fresh chopped salads or stews. This diverse herb can be cooked to enhance a curry or blended up as a pesto. Licorice basil provides a rich flavor profile, as it's often compared to tarragon or Thai Basil and is easy to grow from seed and in containers.
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