Organic Genovese Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
An Italian basil bursting with sweet, brilliant flavor. Delicious in pesto, salads, marinades, and sauces. Hardy and easy to grow. Valued for its anti-inflammatory properties and often used as a digestive aid. A terrific companion plant for tomatoes and peppers.
- 200 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 60-80 days
- Direct sow in full sun 1/4” deep after last frost or start indoors 5-6 weeks prior to last frost. Harden off seedlings before transplanting.
- Basil prefers well-drained soil.
- Space plants 8” apart; space rows 18-24” apart.