- This variety is unique as it is a hybrid that comes from 80 different basil strains and displays chartreuse-colored leaves that give off a pungent and citrusy aroma.
Non-GMO, Sweet Dani Basil Herb Seed from True Leaf Market. Ocimum basilicum. As basil has many different varieties, Sweet Dani Basil Herb is a popular sweet hybrid type that started out as an experiment at Purdue University and is made up of 80 different basil strains! With large chartreuse-colored leaves that give off a pungent and citrusy aroma, Sweet Dani Basil is an active and diverse herb that can be cooked in Thai cuisine or used fresh in salads. As this herb prefers warmer conditions and grows compact, sweet basil is also great for planting in a container. AAS Winner 1998.