The most used basil worldwide, sweet basil perfect to lighten up all your dishes easy to grow in a mediteranian climate. Has a sweet taste and big green leaves. When held in the right conditions it grows very fast.
What are the pros? Extremely easy to clone and to grow, very fast growth, intense aroma, very easy to harvest and use in the kitchen
What are the cons? None I can think of
This plant is a staple of Italian cuisine and it's very easy to grow. Cuttings tend to grow a lot of roots fast, even in plain water. Once the cuttings are transplanted in soil, they grow very fast and produce lots of large leaves. Topping the plant is very effective to increase branching and leaves production. In just a few weeks, you'll have enough to make some delicious pesto. Overall, this has to be one of the easiest plant to grow. If you love Italian cuisine, this is a must.