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Basil, Genoveser


Basil, Genoveser – 100 Seeds

Basil ‘Genoveser’, Ocimum basilicum, 100 seeds avg.

An improved strain of Genovese basil. Large leaves with classic basil flavor on highly uniform plants. Open-pollinated.

Planting Tips: 

  • A warm-season annual herb that prefers full sun.
  • Plant outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed.
  • Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before planting date or sow seeds directly in the garden.
  • Sow seeds ¼” deep and cover with soil.
  • Allow 5-10 days to germinate.
  • Space plants 4-8” apart in rows 18” apart.
  • Plant grows to 24-30” tall.
  • 68 days to maturity from seeding date.

Harvesting Tips: 

  • Harvest early in the morning when temperatures are cooler to help prevent wilting.
  • Make the cut at the base of the stem to encourage regrowth.
  • Harvest stems prior to flowering. Sow successions every 2 weeks for a steady supply.

Additional information

- Qty

100 Seeds


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