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{"id":4479804964979,"title":"Basil Seeds - Anise","handle":"basil-seeds-anise","description":"\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO, Heirloom Anise Basil Herb Seed from True Leaf Market. Ocimum basilicum. As basil has many different types, Anise Basil is a sweet cultivar that originated from regions in Southeast Asia and Africa. This small-leaf basil develops dark-green leaves with deep-purple stems—giving off a clove and sweet licorice scent. Anise Basil has been used as medicinal remedies to aid respiratory issues or nausea. This herb is also popular in fresh salads with peanuts or fruit to compliment sweet and savory recipes. With its verdant flavor and steady growth, Anise Basil makes an ideal ingredient in Italian and Thai cuisine.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-herb-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Herb Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/grow-basil\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cu\u003eRead Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/copy-of-basil-seeds-anise\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/tlm-microgreens.png?4946520050077590398\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eMicrogreen\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eAnise Basil Herb Garden Planting Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/grow-basil\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cu\u003eRead Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 60+(leaves) 90+(seeds)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9-11 Perennial, 3-9 Annual\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Planting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Plant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12-16”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\/compact bush\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich and well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Japanese beetles, slugs and aphids\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eAnise Basil Herb Color:\u003c\/strong\u003e dark-green leaves, deep-purple stems\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eAnise Basil Herb Seed Flavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Sweet licorice, verdant, strong, clove\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAnise Basil Growing Habits\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO Anise Basil (Ocimum basilicum) plants grow 18” tall as compact bushes. Heirlooms such as Anise, blossom into late summer with steady growth, developing deep-purple stems and dark-green leaves. Your sweet basil crop will reach ideal harvesting as their leaves begin to produce a licorice scent, but before they bloom. This small-leaf sweet basil with verdant flavor will continue to provide a fresh clove-like aroma until the first frost arrives. By early fall, your Anise Basil will grow violet flowers and begin to seed.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn general, basil is an ultimate and ancient hybrid herb—making it a challenge for gardeners to pin down a single origin. Basil can be classified as either sweet or non-sweet. The popular types are referred to as sweet. For example, a cultivar that isn’t in the sweet category would be clove basil, even though this Anise Basil variety produces clove-like flavor that is considered sweet.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eNon-Culinary Uses for Anise Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAnise Basil has a licorice scent, along with clove. As this type of sweet basil is often grown for its color as an ornamental garden, it’s variety of flavor Anise provides, also makes this an ideal herb to help aid nausea. As a medicinal remedy, the dark-green leaves of Anise Basil can be eaten fresh or steeped in warm water for its aromatic benefits.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eCulinary Uses for Anise Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis basil originated from Southeast Asia and regions in Africa. As a diverse herb, Anise Basil can compliment savory foods such as Thai curries or sweet recipes, like fresh fruit, feta and basil salads. Anise Basil is an ideal ingredient to add its clove sweetness to a variety of dishes. This licorice-scented basil is also cooked for its verdant flavor, as Anise varieties are known to provide a stronger flavor than their Sweet Basil relative. Anise basil also makes a fresh and popular tea to help aid respiratory issues by steeping the dark-green leaves in hot water.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eBenefits of Anise Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAnise Basil blooms small purple flowers, giving off licorice scents that help repel insects such as mosquitoes during the summer. 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Ocimum basilicum. As basil has many different types, Anise Basil is a sweet cultivar that originated from regions in Southeast Asia and Africa. This small-leaf basil develops dark-green leaves with deep-purple stems—giving off a clove and sweet licorice scent. Anise Basil has been used as medicinal remedies to aid respiratory issues or nausea. This herb is also popular in fresh salads with peanuts or fruit to compliment sweet and savory recipes. With its verdant flavor and steady growth, Anise Basil makes an ideal ingredient in Italian and Thai cuisine.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/the-herb-growing-guide-from-true-leaf-market\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDownload Free Herb Growing Guide PDF\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/grow-basil\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cu\u003eRead Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eSelect a Different Use for This Seed:\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"profile-links\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/copy-of-basil-seeds-anise\"\u003e \u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/2016\/2681\/files\/tlm-microgreens.png?4946520050077590398\"\u003e\u003cu\u003eMicrogreen\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eAnise Basil Herb Garden Planting Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.trueleafmarket.com\/pages\/grow-basil\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cu\u003eRead Full Basil Herb Growing Guide Instructions\u003c\/u\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 60+(leaves) 90+(seeds)\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 9-11 Perennial, 3-9 Annual\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Planting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1\/4”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eBasil Plant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 12-16”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Upright\/compact bush\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Rich and well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Japanese beetles, slugs and aphids\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eAnise Basil Herb Color:\u003c\/strong\u003e dark-green leaves, deep-purple stems\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eAnise Basil Herb Seed Flavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Sweet licorice, verdant, strong, clove\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAnise Basil Growing Habits\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eNon-GMO Anise Basil (Ocimum basilicum) plants grow 18” tall as compact bushes. Heirlooms such as Anise, blossom into late summer with steady growth, developing deep-purple stems and dark-green leaves. Your sweet basil crop will reach ideal harvesting as their leaves begin to produce a licorice scent, but before they bloom. This small-leaf sweet basil with verdant flavor will continue to provide a fresh clove-like aroma until the first frost arrives. By early fall, your Anise Basil will grow violet flowers and begin to seed.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn general, basil is an ultimate and ancient hybrid herb—making it a challenge for gardeners to pin down a single origin. Basil can be classified as either sweet or non-sweet. The popular types are referred to as sweet. For example, a cultivar that isn’t in the sweet category would be clove basil, even though this Anise Basil variety produces clove-like flavor that is considered sweet.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eNon-Culinary Uses for Anise Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAnise Basil has a licorice scent, along with clove. As this type of sweet basil is often grown for its color as an ornamental garden, it’s variety of flavor Anise provides, also makes this an ideal herb to help aid nausea. As a medicinal remedy, the dark-green leaves of Anise Basil can be eaten fresh or steeped in warm water for its aromatic benefits.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eCulinary Uses for Anise Basil Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis basil originated from Southeast Asia and regions in Africa. As a diverse herb, Anise Basil can compliment savory foods such as Thai curries or sweet recipes, like fresh fruit, feta and basil salads. Anise Basil is an ideal ingredient to add its clove sweetness to a variety of dishes. This licorice-scented basil is also cooked for its verdant flavor, as Anise varieties are known to provide a stronger flavor than their Sweet Basil relative. Anise basil also makes a fresh and popular tea to help aid respiratory issues by steeping the dark-green leaves in hot water.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eBenefits of Anise Herb Seed\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAnise Basil blooms small purple flowers, giving off licorice scents that help repel insects such as mosquitoes during the summer. As this herb steadily grows up to 18” tall, this sweet basil variety is most often grown as an ornamental garden bed or as a great companion to tomatoes, providing more nutrition and flavor to your other vegetables and herbs.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAnise Basil Seeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 2,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 8,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 32,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lbs - Approximately 160,000 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e"}
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Non-GMO, Heirloom Anise Basil Herb Seed from True Leaf Market. Ocimum basilicum. As basil has many different types, Anise Basil is a sweet cultivar that originated from regions in Southeast Asia and Africa. This small-leaf basil develops dark-green leaves with deep-purple stems—giving off a clove and sweet licorice scent. Anise Basil has been used as medicinal remedies to aid respiratory issues or nausea. This herb is also popular in fresh salads with peanuts or fruit to compliment sweet and savory recipes. With its verdant flavor and steady growth, Anise Basil makes an ideal ingredient in Italian and Thai cuisine.

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  • Days to Maturity: 60+(leaves) 90+(seeds)
  • Hardiness Zones: 9-11 Perennial, 3-9 Annual
  • Seed Planting Depth: 1/4”
  • Basil Plant Spacing: 12-16”
  • Growth Habit: Upright/compact bush
  • Soil Preference: Rich and well-drained
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/diseases: Japanese beetles, slugs and aphids
  • Anise Basil Herb Color: dark-green leaves, deep-purple stems
  • Anise Basil Herb Seed Flavor: Sweet licorice, verdant, strong, clove

Anise Basil Growing Habits

Non-GMO Anise Basil (Ocimum basilicum) plants grow 18” tall as compact bushes. Heirlooms such as Anise, blossom into late summer with steady growth, developing deep-purple stems and dark-green leaves. Your sweet basil crop will reach ideal harvesting as their leaves begin to produce a licorice scent, but before they bloom. This small-leaf sweet basil with verdant flavor will continue to provide a fresh clove-like aroma until the first frost arrives. By early fall, your Anise Basil will grow violet flowers and begin to seed.

In general, basil is an ultimate and ancient hybrid herb—making it a challenge for gardeners to pin down a single origin. Basil can be classified as either sweet or non-sweet. The popular types are referred to as sweet. For example, a cultivar that isn’t in the sweet category would be clove basil, even though this Anise Basil variety produces clove-like flavor that is considered sweet.

Non-Culinary Uses for Anise Basil Herb Seed

Anise Basil has a licorice scent, along with clove. As this type of sweet basil is often grown for its color as an ornamental garden, it’s variety of flavor Anise provides, also makes this an ideal herb to help aid nausea. As a medicinal remedy, the dark-green leaves of Anise Basil can be eaten fresh or steeped in warm water for its aromatic benefits.

Culinary Uses for Anise Basil Herb Seed

This basil originated from Southeast Asia and regions in Africa. As a diverse herb, Anise Basil can compliment savory foods such as Thai curries or sweet recipes, like fresh fruit, feta and basil salads. Anise Basil is an ideal ingredient to add its clove sweetness to a variety of dishes. This licorice-scented basil is also cooked for its verdant flavor, as Anise varieties are known to provide a stronger flavor than their Sweet Basil relative. Anise basil also makes a fresh and popular tea to help aid respiratory issues by steeping the dark-green leaves in hot water.

Benefits of Anise Herb Seed

Anise Basil blooms small purple flowers, giving off licorice scents that help repel insects such as mosquitoes during the summer. As this herb steadily grows up to 18” tall, this sweet basil variety is most often grown as an ornamental garden bed or as a great companion to tomatoes, providing more nutrition and flavor to your other vegetables and herbs.

Anise Basil Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 oz - Approximately 2,000 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 8,000 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 32,000 Seeds
  • 5 lbs - Approximately 160,000 Seeds
 
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