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Basil Genovese - Heirloom Seed
Basil-Genovese / Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum
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.