Herbs A-E

Nickname:
Meg
Location:
Pollock, LA
Date:
June 18, 2014
          5.0
 
WOW
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? beautiful smell

What are the cons? none

Review:

I filled 6 little seed-started pods with these seeds and all 6 pods had germination. And now that they have finally gotten a bit tall, I have clipped some to freeze and WOW!! Such a surprisingly sweet scent! I knew by the product description that it was a sweet variety of basil, but I had completely underestimated how sweet. People describe "vanilla" undertones but my nose smells something more berry-like. Maybe it's just me. But I didn't really notice until I cut some off. I think a lot of the sweetness comes from the stems and not the leaves, perhaps? Who knows. Anyway, I can't wait to use this in a chicken soup. I like putting brown sugar in my broth for that sweet chicken taste. Adding this sweet blue spice basil will be the perfect addition.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

By Meg 18 Jun 2014

 
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