Basil Seeds - Elidia
- 100 Seeds Packet
- Heirloom, open-pollinated, and non-GMO seeds that are certified organic and ethically sourced.
- Adaptable growth suited for pots, containers, or garden beds, thriving with or without direct sunlight.
- High-yielding variety, offering abundant leaves for multiple harvests.
- Culinary, medicinal, and ornamental versatility making it a favorite among herb enthusiasts.
- Alluring aroma and appearance, acting as a sensory delight in any garden or indoor setting.
- Resilient basil variety, ensuring prolonged fresh basil availability for your culinary endeavors.
- Sweet and spicy flavor profile, accentuating dishes with its distinctive taste.
Historical Overview: Elidia Basil has been cherished in kitchens and gardens for generations. Originating from regions known for their aromatic herbs, this variety is believed to be a culmination of centuries of cultivation, blending both aroma and taste perfectly. It's no wonder that in many cultures, basil is not only seen as a culinary herb but also as a symbol of love, protection, and sanctity.
Uses: Basil, especially the Elidia variety, is a culinary treasure. Beyond its most famous role in pesto, its leaves enrich salads, pizzas, soups, and countless other dishes. Additionally, the sweet and spicy tones of Elidia Basil complement beverages, giving a refreshing twist to teas or cocktails. Beyond the kitchen, this basil boasts medicinal benefits, being rich in antioxidants and possessing anti-inflammatory properties. Its vibrant green hue and lovely scent also make it a favorite for ornamental purposes.
Growth Habits & Planting Instructions: Elidia Basil is a delight to grow, suitable for both novices and seasoned gardeners. It's adaptable, flourishing in containers indoors or beds outdoors. To start, sow the seeds shallowly in well-draining soil. If beginning indoors, transplant seedlings outside after the last frost threat has passed. Choose a location with good sunlight, though Elidia can tolerate some shade. Regularly water, keeping the soil moist but not soggy. As the plant matures, it's recommended to pinch off the tips to encourage bushier growth. Harvest the leaves regularly to promote new growth and prevent flowering, ensuring you have a steady supply of this aromatic herb.