Basil 'Sweet Genovese' Seed

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Basil 'Sweet Genovese' Seed

Select strain of large-leaf basil. Use fresh or dried for flavoring sauces, soups, dressings, and pesto. Most popular variety.

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(Ocimum basilicum)

A select strain of large-leaf basil. Culinary uses: Use fresh or dried for flavoring sauces, soups, dressings, and pesto. Medicinal uses: Basil has been used as a carminative. Research indicates that it may inhibit gastric acid secretion.


Foliage:Large-leaf variety
Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

Propagation / Germination:7-14 days at 70 F.
Sun:Full sun

Garden Medicinals offers over 220 varieties of medicinal and culinary herb seeds, roots, and select heirloom vegetable and ethnic flower seed. All seeds are non-gmo, open-pollinated and untreated. Most seeds are naturally grown and a few are certified organic. Our vegetable seeds do especially well in hot, humid climates where vegetable production can be difficult. Our herb selection also includes dormant root stock of ginger, ginseng, goldenseal, black cohosh, false unicorn, and wild yam.

Note: Medicinal uses of herbs mentioned in our store are not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please see a qualified medical practitioner for diagnosis if you have a health problem.

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