Thai basil

Have you ever thought of growing your own kitchen herbs in pots or window boxes? Picking a few leaves of fresh basil, celery, parsley, thyme, dill or mint is a pleasure we should not deny ourselves. There are many varieties of basil, however, today, I would like to introduce Thai basil to you.

Thai basil originates from South East Asia and is commonly called Oriental or Asian basil. Thai basil is a cooking herb with a lovely aroma similar to sweet basil, with purple veined attractive leaves and purple flowers.

Thai basil is very popular in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia and other Asian countries because it is …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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