Basil Genovese - Heirloom Seed

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Basil Genovese - Heirloom Seed

Basil Genovese - organic heirloom herb. BUY ANY (5) PKTS OF SEED AND GET ONE FREE PKT! (our choice, no coupon needed).

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Basil-Genovese / Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

  • Plant Type: Annual, Heirloom,Organic, Edible, Herb
  • Height: 18-24"
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  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Moisture: moist
  • Soil: well drained
  • Maintenance: low
  • Germination: 5-30 days
  • Description: The classic large-leaved Italian sweet basil prized for its spicy flavor and wonderful aroma. Fragrant plants grow 18-24". This is the variety of choice for pesto.

    Planting: Sow seeds 1/8" deep 4-6" apart outdoors when soil is warm and temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting.

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