Week 38 – September 20, 2019

Plant Information

Everleaf Emerald Towers Basil

New variety!
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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 up to 10 to 12 weeks later than standard basil.
  • Well-branched variety with short internodes makes a beautiful, towering plant with huge harvest potential that stays tidy for many uses, including in-ground, container gardens and hydroponics.  
  • Traditional Genovese flavour is perfect for eating fresh in Caprese salads or chopped fresh in recipes.
  • Dark green, glossy foliage and tidy columnar habit stand out at retail.