|Curly Basil is a robust cultivar with deeply curled leaves. It has a sweet flavor which is very useful in cooking. Grows from 8-24". Bushy plant with ovate, glossy, bright green leaves often with a toothed edge to 2" long. White flowers grown on spikes should be removed as they take too much energy away from the plant. Used for cooking, especially Italian and Thai dishes. Seeds may be sown in early spring or transplants set out after last frost. Full sun and regular waterings a must for full, healthy crop.