Plant Information

Super Sweet Genovese Basil

Common Name: Sweet Basil
Plant Habit: Columnar
Characteristics: Scented Foliage, Culinary Use
Water: Heavy
Fertilize: Once a week
Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)
Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: Italian basil has extremely tender, fragrant, extra-large, dark green leaves and is superb for pesto. Start early indoors or outside after all danger of frost. Fragrant plants are great for herb gardens or adding scent to mixed combinations.

Idea & Tips: Plant in full sun in the ground in well drained soil or container with good quality mix. Harvest regularly to keep plant producing.
Available as organic.
Grower Information: This Italian variety has extremely tender, fragrant, extra-large, dark green leaves. It is superb for pesto. Gardeners can start it early indoors or outside after all danger of frost. Great for herb gardens or adding scent to mixed combos. It should be harvested regularly to keep producing tasty leaves.