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This annual herb native to Southeast Asia is a vibrant and irreplaceable addition in many dishes, providing a distinctive flavor with bold notes of licorice and spice that round out a dish.
Prefers moist, nutrient rich soil. Do not over water. Keep plants pinched so they don't flower. Does not tolerate cool temperatures.
- » Annual herb
- » Purple stems with purple-veined leaves on a shiny, dark green background
- » Highly aromatic
- » Both leaves and oils used as flavoring agents
- » Grow in containers or gardens