Week 21 – May 23, 2019

Plant Information

Italian Large Leaf Basil

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

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.

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.