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USDA Organic Genovese Basil Herb seeds_Closeup of large, healthy green Genovese basil leaves.

Organic Basil Seeds, Genovese

$2.79

Growing Information
Safe for bees
Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

5 - 10 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

85 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Height

Growing Height:

20 - 24"

Product Information

These USDA Organic Basil Genovese seeds will grow into a large leaf sweet basil plant with a spicy scent.


This basil variety originated from Italy and was selected for its flavor in making pesto. These basil seeds are easy to grow and basil plants belong in every herb garden because of how productive they are!

Key Features

Flavor: Sweet with a spicy aroma and flavor; it's less likely to become bitter when slow cooking

Preparation Ideas: The rich and pungent flavor of this herb makes it perfect for pesto

Plant Type: Herb

Fill Weight (grams): 0.3

Instructions

Start indoors near a sunny window 6 weeks before transplanting to the garden. Or, sow in the garden in full sun when frost danger is over and ground is warm. Performs best in rows 2 feet apart. Thin or transplant plants to 10 inches apart when they are 2 inches tall.

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 10"

Suggestions

Use leaves fresh or dry for seasoning. Great for a dramatic background.

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