Latin Name: Ocimum basilicum 'Purpurascens'
Product: Red Basil; Youngest cuttings; Trimmed; 50 Ct.
Description: A relatively new strain developed in Denmark, now an award winning decorative and culinary herb.; Extensive purported health benefits
Tasting Notes: Distinct flavor and aroma
Usage: Pesto (go easy, it's strong); Salad (appetizing color and presentation); Cocktails (sometimes shaken with vodka, peppercorns, lemon juice, and sugar syrup -- this drink is known as a 'Red Basil Smash'; Gin may be used as substitute).
Storage Instructions: Best when used within 7 days of procuring.