Genovese Basil Seeds

  • 400

{ ocimum basilicum }

Genovese Basil is the classic Italian large leaf Basil. Tall, relatively uniform plants that are slow to bolt. Great taste along with a fine, sweet fragrance. High yielding & excellent for companion planting with tomatoes. Perfect for pesto.

100+ basil seeds from our Ontario farm.

{ planting instructions }

Surface sow on warm, moist soil. Direct sow or transplant in early spring past chance of frost. Pinch off flower heads to keep plants productive. Moderate water. Full Sun.

75 days until maturity.
88% germination rate.

{ extra info }

Here's a great article about different Basil varieties from You Grow Girl:
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