This sweet basil is particularly wonderful for pesto and is also a delicious fresh-picked addition to so many dishes. Pesto recipe inside packet. There is nothing like the aroma of basil to make summer complete! It is one of the most useful herbs; use in a number of italian dishes, accent fish, poultry and rice, add to vegetables and salads, serve with fresh mozzarella, or make basil vinegar. In a warm, sunny window, basil can grow indoors in the winter. A good container variety. This packet sows up to 360 feet.