Thai basil has a distinctly different flavor that is more like Holy basil (but better tasting). It is sweet flavoured, but has a hint of liquorice taste to it. It also has a more compact growth habit.
- A type of Thai basil that is easy to grow and grows quite quickly. It has a stronger taste than other basils with stunning deep burgundy flowers and pale green & burgundy leaves.
- Used in Italian, Thai and Indian cooking in their salads, soups, pasta and vegetable dishes.
- This variety of basil pairs well with seafood, poultry and rice.