Basil - Lime
The Basil Lime, 'Ocimum basilicum americanum', combines the flavor of basil and lime that gives you and unusual, dramatic, tasty basil. For you basil lovers, do not pass this one up. This rare and tasty basil will work wonders in vinegar, with fish, salad dressings, sauces, and oils. Desserts are a perfect addition for Lime Basil. It can be grown inside in the winter and is a good container plant.
Basil is used in so many foods, it is hard to mention them all. It is used in Italian foods and pesto and pasta sauces. Fresh basil makes a nice tea, an excellent vinegar, and tastes great fresh with fish, poultry, rice, mild vegetables, eggplant and many others. Plant 1 to 2 weeks after the last average frost date. Place the Basil seeds in well drained soil with lots of organic matter.
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