Week 42 – October 17, 2019

Plant Information

Super Sweet Genovese Basil

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

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.

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.