Plant Information

Italian Large Leaf Basil

Common Name: Basil, Annual Herb
Spacing: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Height: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)
Width: 12" (30cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: Large Leaf basil is considered the best for true Neapolitan recipes, especially pesto.
This plant is a warrior in the garden, where it repels pests.

Idea & Tips: Water as needed all season to keep soil evenly moist, keeping your eye out for the first sign of wilt.
Wilting is a sure sign that your basil needs water.
Feed with a vegetable fertilizer to ensure your bountiful harvest.
Available as organic.
Grower Information: This is THE authentic Neapolitan Basil for Italian cuisine, especially pesto. You can use it fresh or dried. This plant is a warrior in the garden, where it repels aphids, mites and tomato hornworms.