Choosing A Type Of Basil To Grow
There is no right or wrong type of basil for you to choose to grow. Certain types of basil do grow better in certain conditions, but basil is simple enough to grow as it easily adapts to different soil types and water conditions. The best advice for choosing a basil is to first taste as many types as you can and then pick the best tasting one that you would also enjoy to cook with.
Finding information about different types of basil has never been easier with the internet and YouTube. If you go to your local store or nursery, odds are you will find a limited number of types of basil plants or basil seeds for you to grow. On the internet, you can find almost any type of basil seeds to grow such as African Blue basil or Red Rubin basil along with almost an endless amound of information and tips on how to grow your newly discovered basil.
If you are unsure of which type of basil you would like to grow, you can view the video below explaing 11 differnt types of basil.
Growing a new type of basil is a great learning experience. Over time, you will realize which type of basil grows best in your location along with the best techniques to make it grow healthy. You will become a better grower of basil through trial and error no matter which type of basil you decide to grow.