This Thai Basil is very easy to grow.
Is a member of the mints family and as such has a particular sweet flavour reminiscent of anise, liquorice and clove. The Plant produces small olive-green / purplish leaves. Stems are red, purple tips & flowers for using in many Oriental and Thai used as a vegetable adds wonderful flavour into various soups, curries and spicy dishes.
The plant grows very well in sunny and shaded areas. Many people like to grow this basil in containers that can be grown as decorative plants as well as vegetables. One of very nice herbs for home gardens.