Herb Plants

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Velvet Greene Garden Center
381 Sturbridge Road (Route 20)
Brimfield, MA 01010
On Route 20 - Just 100 Feet from the Sturbridge-Brimfield Line

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For those of you that enjoy cooking, or using herbs for medicinal puposes. Or just for the fragrance, or looks. We have a nice assortment of both Culinary or Medicinal Herbs for you to choose from. And like our vegetables, all are grown Organically. All Herbs are available in 4"containers
Basil - Dark Opal - Deep purple leaves, sometimes variegated. Fragrant and tasty. Great for Basil Vinegar. Yields pinkish flowers Basil - Genovese - Well branched large aromatic leaves with sweet, spicy flavor. A popular culinary variety, great for Pesto & Mediterranean dishes Basil - Genovese Red - Large puple leaves. Wonderful color addition to Container and Herb gardens Basil - Pesto Perpetuo - New variety, with Airomatic light green leaves, edged with wide creamy margins, makes great Pesto. This variety does not flower, allowing for more tasty leaves
Basil - Dark Opal - Deep purple leaves, sometimes variegated. Fragrant and tasty. Great for Basil Vinegar. Yields pinkish flowers Basil - Genovese - Well branched large aromatic leaves with sweet, spicy flavor. A popular culinary variety, great for Pesto & Mediterranean dishes Basil - Genovese Red - Large puple leaves. Wonderful color addition to Container and Herb gardens Basil - Pesto Perpetuo - New variety, with Airomatic light green leaves, edged with wide creamy margins, makes great Pesto. This variety does not flower, allowing for more tasty leaves
Basil - Sweet - Wonderfully scented emerald green leaves. The most popular for culinary purposes. Works well in Pesto and Tomato based dishes. Basil - Sweet Thai - Glossy dark green leaves with purple flowers. Stronger spicy flavor similar to cloves. Excellent for Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Catnip - Vigerous upright mound of dark green leaves. Produces blue flowers, induces euphoria in cats. Chamomile - German - Upright fern like foliage topped with small white blooms. Great for Tea.
Basil - Sweet - Wonderfully scented emerald green leaves. The most popular for culinary purposes. Works well in Pesto and Tomato based dishes. Basil - Sweet Thai - Glossy dark green leaves with purple flowers. Stronger spicy flavor similar to cloves. Excellent for Thai and Vietnamese cuisine. Catnip - Vigerous upright mound of dark green leaves. Produces blue flowers, induces euphoria in cats. Chamomile - German - Upright fern like foliage topped with small white blooms. Great for Tea.
Chamomile - Roman - Low growing foliage topped with small Daisy like blooms. Also great for Tea. Chives - Garlic - Grass like Perennial with tubular stalks and attrctive blooms. Has a mild Onion-Garlic flavor. A nice garnish or used in dishes that call for onions. Chives - Grass- like Perennial with tubular stalks and attrctive blooms. Stalks have a mild onion flavor, fresh or dried. Great in soups and salads. Coriander - Cilantro - Green leafy plant who's leaves are used in Mexican and Asian cooking. It's seeds are also used in soups and stews.
Chamomile - Roman - Low growing foliage topped with small Daisy like blooms. Also great for Tea. Chives - Garlic - Grass like Perennial with tubular stalks and attrctive blooms. Has a mild Onion-Garlic flavor. A nice garnish or used in dishes that call for onions. Chives - Grass- like Perennial with tubular stalks and attrctive blooms. Stalks have a mild onion flavor, fresh or dried. Great in soups and salads. Coriander - Cilantro - Green leafy plant who's leaves are used in Mexican and Asian cooking. It's seeds are also used in soups and stews.
Dill - Bouquet - Upright mounding airomatic fine textured foliage with tall yellow blooming stems. This variety is popular for both culinary and ornamental. Lemon Verbena - Well branched lightly serrated green leaves with a strong lemon aroma and flavor. Lemongrass - Dense upright clumps of wide blade grass used in Teas and Asian cooking. Lovage - Celery flavored leaves and stalks used in cooking. Teas made from the leaves also act as a digestive tonic and stimulant.
Dill - Bouquet - Upright mounding airomatic fine textured foliage with tall yellow blooming stems. This variety is popular for both culinary and ornamental. Lemon Verbena - Well branched lightly serrated green leaves with a strong lemon aroma and flavor. Lemongrass - Dense upright clumps of wide blade grass used in Teas and Asian cooking. Lovage - Celery flavored leaves and stalks used in cooking. Teas made from the leaves also act as a digestive tonic and stimulant.
Mint - Apple - Medium sized green leaves have a sweet fruity apple aroma. Mint - Chocolate - Narrow pointed green leaves have a chocolate-peppermint-patty aroma. Great addition to Tea, Jellies and Hot Cocoa. Mint - Peppermint - Large dense mounding leaves with a peppermint fragrance and flavor. Used in Teas, Candies, Jellies and Drinks. Mint - Spearmint - Dense mounding green leaves with a distinct spearmint fragrance. Traditionally used in Lamb Sauce and Julep.
Mint - Apple - Medium sized green leaves have a sweet fruity apple aroma. Mint - Chocolate - Narrow pointed green leaves have a chocolate-peppermint-patty aroma. Great addition to Tea, Jellies and Hot Cocoa. Mint - Peppermint - Large dense mounding leaves with a peppermint fragrance and flavor. Used in Teas, Candies, Jellies and Drinks. Mint - Spearmint - Dense mounding green leaves with a distinct spearmint fragrance. Traditionally used in Lamb Sauce and Julep.
Oregano - Greek - Dense mounding dark green leaves with robust flavor and aroma. Oregano - Hot & Spicy - Intense strong spicy flavor. Great in hot Salsas and Chili dishes. Parsley - Italian Flat Leaf - The most common and popular. Dark green leaves with mild fragrance and rich flavor both fresh or dried. Rosemary - BBQ - Extreamely upright long stems great for BBQ Skewers. Aromatic leaves and stems with light blue blooms.
Oregano - Greek - Dense mounding dark green leaves with robust flavor and aroma. Oregano - Hot & Spicy - Intense strong spicy flavor. Great in hot Salsas and Chili dishes. Parsley - Italian Flat Leaf - The most common and popular. Dark green leaves with mild fragrance and rich flavor both fresh or dried. Rosemary - BBQ - Extreamely upright long stems great for BBQ Skewers. Aromatic leaves and stems with light blue blooms.
Sage - Berrggarten Variegated - Attractive silvery-green fuzzy leaves with creamy edges. Light blue flowers in early summer. Great for culinary or garnish. Sage - Common - Dense mounded grey-green leafy Perennial. Popular seasoning in stuffings and sausages. Sage - Pineapple - Upright light green leaves on stems topped with red blooms. Smells and tastes of Pinapple. Try it in cold Teas and Fruit salads. Sage - Purple - Mounded showy purple or purple-tinged green aromatic foliage. Nice in stuffings. Pinch to promote fullness.
Sage - Berrggarten Variegated - Attractive silvery-green fuzzy leaves with creamy edges. Light blue flowers in early summer. Great for culinary or garnish. Sage - Common - Dense mounded grey-green leafy Perennial. Popular seasoning in stuffings and sausages. Sage - Pineapple - Upright light green leaves on stems topped with red blooms. Smells and tastes of Pinapple. Try it in cold Teas and Fruit salads. Sage - Purple - Mounded showy purple or purple-tinged green aromatic foliage. Nice in stuffings. Pinch to promote fullness.
Sage - White - Attractive upright silver-white aromatic foliage with white flowers. Favored by bees. Used to make insence and smudge sticks. Roots used in tea to strengthen after childbirth. Tarragon - French - Upright mounding light green foliage with a licorice aroma.Use fresh or dried. Good with Chicken or Fish. Thyme - English - Perennial with a mounding habit. Gray-Green leaves with lilac purple flowers. The most popular culinary Thyme. Thyme - French - Also culinary but milder than English Thyme.
Sage - White - Attractive upright silver-white aromatic foliage with white flowers. Favored by bees. Used to make insence and smudge sticks. Roots used in tea to strengthen after childbirth. Tarragon - French - Upright mounding light green foliage with a licorice aroma.Use fresh or dried. Good with Chicken or Fish. Thyme - English - Perennial with a mounding habit. Gray-Green leaves with lilac purple flowers. The most popular culinary Thyme. Thyme - French - Also culinary but milder than English Thyme.
Thyme - Lemon Creeping - Low growing creeping, with tiny green foliage and a lemon-citrus aroma. Nice as ground cover or cooking with Poultry and Fish. Thyme - Lemon Variegated - Tiny-leaved Perennial ground covering. Lemon-citrus aroma, great for a tasty garnish. Thyme - Lemon - Tiny-leaved ground cover with a wonderful Lemon-citrus fragrance and flavor. Excellent with Poultry and Fish. Scented Geranium - Attar of Roses - Attractive rose-scented leaves with pink blooms. A nice year round house plant. Pinch for fullness.
Thyme - Lemon Creeping - Low growing creeping, with tiny green foliage and a lemon-citrus aroma. Nice as ground cover or cooking with Poultry and Fish. Thyme - Lemon Variegated - Tiny-leaved Perennial ground covering. Lemon-citrus aroma, great for a tasty garnish. Thyme - Lemon - Tiny-leaved ground cover with a wonderful Lemon-citrus fragrance and flavor. Excellent with Poultry and Fish. Scented Geranium - Attar of Roses - Attractive rose-scented leaves with pink blooms. A nice year round house plant. Pinch for fullness.
Scented Geranium - Chocolate Mint - Spreading and cascading Perennial. Pale lavender flowers with darker reddish-lavender markings appear in late Spring. Scented Geranium - Citronella - Strong citrus scented, deeply divided foliage with ocasional colorful blooms. "Believed" to repel insects. Most popular Scented Geranium by far. Scented Geranium - Lemon Rose - Interestingly shaped leaves with pink blooms. Smells like a combination of Rose and Lemon Scented Geraniums.
Scented Geranium - Chocolate Mint - Spreading and cascading Perennial. Pale lavender flowers with darker reddish-lavender markings appear in late Spring. Scented Geranium - Citronella - Strong citrus scented, deeply divided foliage with ocasional colorful blooms. "Believed" to repel insects. Most popular Scented Geranium by far. Scented Geranium - Lemon Rose - Interestingly shaped leaves with pink blooms. Smells like a combination of Rose and Lemon Scented Geraniums.
(413) 245-7900
381 Sturbridge Road (Route 20)  
Brimfield, Ma. 01010