Genovese basil CERTIFIED ORGANIC seed

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Genovese basil CERTIFIED ORGANIC seed

A popular culinary basil for authentic Italian cuisine; it is the "classic pesto basil".

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(Ocimum basilicum)

(100 seeds; 60-65 days) Sweet flavor and aromatic fragrance make this one of the most popular culinary basils for authentic Italian cuisine. It is referred to as the "classic pesto basil" and is a must for your culinary herb garden. It is slow to flower/bolt and has a high leaf to stem ratio for productivity and yield.


Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:24 inches
Diameter:24 inches
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

Propagation / Germination:Soil Temp. for Germination: 70-90?F; keep soil moderately moist. Days to Germination: 6-12
Spacing:8-12 inches
Sun:Full sun; tolerates partial shade.
Water:Moderate water.

Certified organic, northern-grown, open-pollinated, vegetable seed! We are professional seed growers. Our seed is selected every growing season for high germination rates, seedling vigor, hardiness, agronomic performance, quality traits, and taste. We are continually selecting and adapting our varieties to a changing environment. Varieties that are well adapted to evolving disease and pest cycles are critical to organic farming systems. Our goal is high-performance seed that pays you back in high quality production!

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