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Organic Basil Genovese Seed

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This large leaf basil originated in Italy, where it was selected for its flavor in making pesto. These easy to grow, productive plants belong in every herb garden.

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

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 5 - 10 Days

Days to Maturity: 85 Days

Planting Depth: .25"

Seed Spacing: 10"

Growing Height: 20 - 24"

Best Container Size: 12"+

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.

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