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Week 9 – February 26, 2024

Plant Information

Everleaf Emerald Towers Basil

  • Everleaf Emerald Towers Basil - Bloom
  • Everleaf Emerald Towers Basil - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Basil

Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Columnar, Spreading, Upright

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 6 - 12" (15 - 30cm)

Height: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Width: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This dark green, glossy leafed, and beautiful columnar habit basil is ideal for any garden. Traditional Genovese flavor is perfect for eating fresh in caprese salad or chopped fresh in recipes. Plus, it flowers late in the season, for huge harvests of leaves throughout Summer. 

Grower Information:

  • Flowers 10 to 12 weeks later than standard basil.
  • This is a well-branched variety with a traditional Genovese flavour and short internodes.
  • It makes a beautiful towering plant with huge harvest potential for in-ground, container and hydroponic use.

'Everleaf Emerald Towers'