Plant Information

Everleaf Genovese Basil

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Basil

Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)

Blooming Season: Late Summer

Plant Habit: Columnar

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 6 - 18" (15 - 46cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This late-flowering, full habit basil is perfect for any garden. 
Robust Genovese flavor stands up to cooking.
Perfect for pesto and sauces.
Enjoy very large harvests of big basil leaves.

Grower Information:

Days from transplant to harvest: 30 to 45

  • Flowers up to 8 weeks later than standard basil.
  • The first basil bred for season-long performance and continual harvesting.
  • Well-branched variety with short internodes makes a beautiful columnar plant with huge harvest potential that stays tidy in both in-ground or container gardens.
  • Robust Genovese flavour stands up to cooking – perfect for pesto and adding to sauce.
  • Intermediate resistance to Downy Mildew and standard resistance to Fusarium make it a standout in any garden!

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 3 to 8 weeks

Best for: Fresh Market Field, Home Garden In-ground, Home Garden Container