Genovese Basil

Large leafed culinary Genovese Basil seeds for sale
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Genovese Basil

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Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a popular and easy-to-grow annual that develops extra large, aromatic leaves with a spicy, clove-like flavor. This culinary herb is typically used in Italian dishes. Genovese Basil is ideal for creating large batches of classic pesto.

Growing basil can be a versatile addition to the herb garden indoors or outdoors. Large, premium seed packets give instructions on how to grow and when to plant outdoors. 

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May be grown indoors or outside but must have plenty of light. If growing outdoors, start seed indoors and transplant outside after all danger of frost is passed. Begin taking small harvests when the plant has 6 to 8 pairs of leaves. Harvest early and pinch off flower buds to encourage growth and extend harvest. Succession plantings may be necessary to have fresh basil all growing season.

Days to germination: 5-10
Planting depth: 1/4"
Plant Spacing: 15"
Soil Temperature: 70 to 80 F
Light Requirements: Full Sun

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