Thai basil has purple-colored stems, and lance-shaped leaves that are much smaller than traditional Italian basil. It produces a colored flower. Like all basils, Thai basil is grown from seed and enjoys full sun and modest watering.
- Tear and toss with spring mix for a summer salad with zing.
- Chop and add to your favorite pasta recipe.
- Chop and add to stir fries for a zestier flavor.