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Name: Basil 'Genovese' 3125
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Teaser: You will make perfect pesto every time with this variety!
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You will make perfect pesto every time with this very popular basil variety! There is a very spicy taste just waiting to get out of the large, 5 cm (2") long, luscious looking dark green leaves. This variety is quite slow to bolt. Annual

  • Packet $1.89
  • 25g  $6.50
  • 125g $18.25
  • 500g $60.00

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Product Code 3125
How To Grow 600 seeds/gram Do not rush planting as Basil loves warm soil and warm temperatures - they will languish if temperatures are below 15 C (60 F). Sow seed directly outdoors in a sunny site with average soil in late May and June. Plant seed 4 mm (3/16") deep and 6 mm (1/4") apart. Thin to 25-30 cm (10-12") apart in the garden. Seed can also be started indoors in a soil-less mix 4-6 weeks before last frost date. Keep temperature at 21 C (70 F) for the 7-10 day germination period, then grow on at the same temperature before hardening off and transplanting outside after the danger of all frost has passed.
Blooming Season Begins High Summer
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Start Indoors for an Earlier Crop or Sow Direct
Days to Emergence 7 to 12
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Bushy
Height
Frost Tolerance Killed by Frost
Days to Harvest 45
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Open Pollinated
Family Name Lamiaceae
Latin Ocimum basilicum
Suggested uses. A must for pesto. Seasoning for sauces, soups and stews.
 
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