Genovese Basil

$3.10

  • Organic
  • Annual plants
  • Plants will grow to 18-24 inches
  • Sweet, fragrant leaves

This classic large-leaved Italian sweet basil, prized for its flavor and heady aroma, is a top pick for many cooks when making pesto.

Fragrant plants grow 18-24″ and produce densely branched plants when pinched back regularly. Can be chopped and frozen in olive oil for winter use. Annual.

Packet of 250 seeds from Seed Savers Exchange

In stock (can be backordered)

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Planting Instructions: Sow seeds 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. Prefers rich well-drained soil.

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