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Herbs are very easy to grow and are essential ingredients for all types of cooking, as well as injecting life into a salad. Grow them on your windowsill or create a herb garden just outside your kitchen door, so that you can easily pick a few leaves to add to your meals.
Basil 'British Basil'
Ocimum basillicum, Common Basil, Sweet Basil
Useful links:How to grow Basil
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. For more details about edible flowers click here.More info
Ocimum basillicumAdd a sherbet lemon twist to summer salads and pasta dishes with the zesty flavour of Basil ‘Lemonade’. The delicious leaves will bring a taste sensation to a bowl of fresh strawberries! This useful annual herb produces attractive bushy plants with a neat, compact habit and an abundance of glossy, aromatic foliage. A superb RHS AGM variety that’s perfect for growing outdoors, where it shows outstanding tolerance of our changeable British summers, remaining disease free right through to Summer’s end. Height and spread: 30cm (12"). More info
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