Corsican Persian Basil is an annual herb highly regarded for its balanced, peppery and mildly sweet flavour with a hint of liqourice. It is typically grown for its edible qualities, although it does have ornamental merits as well. It is also a favorite with French cooks, who have traditionally used its leaves in soups and salads.
Color and texture: Fragrant oval green leaves with showy deep purple variegation and soft texture.
Seeds: Our organic seeds are grown in Longiano, Italy
Nutritional information: Contains iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin C, and anthocyanins, which are antioxidants that offer anti-inflammatory benefits.