Ararat Basil Seeds
is also called Ararat sweet basil
and is known for its bright green and purple leaves and sweet flavor with a hint of licorice. This popular but hard to find heirloom frequently wins taste tests of purple basils
The bushy Ararat Basil
plant can grow up to 18” tall, making this culinary delight an extremely beautiful addition to the garden. Ararat
's purple green leaves are about 2"long and have a lovely toothed edge. Small purple flowers grow on the basil spikes and should be removed as they take too much energy away from the plant and can effect the flavor.
is a great addition to soups, salads, pestos, tomato dishes and pasta sauces.
As with all basils
, you can also use this basil in the garden as a natural insecticide to repel aphids, mites, and tomato horn worms.
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