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Basil Sweet Italiano Classico


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Unique sweet aniseed flavour, essential in Italian cooking
    Popular herb and an essential choice for any kitchen garden. With a mild aniseed flavour it can be used in all manner of dishes. Great in traditional Italian dishes, classic with tomatoes. To make fresh pesto, blend with pine nuts, garlic, olive oil and parmesan.
  • A taste of the Mediterranean
  • Salad, Garnish, Pasta, Pizza
  • Exciting and delicious varieties
  • Plant Attributes

    • Position: Shade
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • Flowering Time(s): Spring, Summer
    • Plant Type: Edibles


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    How to use

    1. Combine the basil in with the pine nuts, pulse a few times in a food processor. Add the garlic and cheese and pulse a few times more.
    2. Slowly add the olive oil in a constant stream while the food processor is on. Stop to scrape down the sides of the food processor.
    3. Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

    General Precautions

    Not suitable for children under 3 years of age, contains small parts. Adult supervision required.

    Sizes/Options Available

    500 Seeds

    General Retail Stockists

    Bunnings Warehouse and Independent Garden Retailers