Basil - Organic Mammoth
Mammoth Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a lettuce-like leaf sweet basil variety, originating from Italy. The plant grows to approximately 18 inches tall, and produces large ruffled leaves with a jagged edge. It has many culinary uses such as pesto and salads. The flavor is similar to, but stronger than Genovese Basil .
- SESE Certified Organic Seeds 0.12 g packet (211 seeds)
Growing Info: Annual. Germination: 5-14 days, 70-75°F. Harvest starts about 10 weeks after sowing. Basil is a pick-and-come-again herb which produces well when heavily picked. Grows best in well-drained rich soil.
Health Benefits: Basil has been used as a carminative. Research indicates that it may inhibit gastric acid secretion. Holy basil has additional medicinal properties.
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