Genovese Basil typically grows to a height of 18 - 24 inches. This variety of Sweet Basil seeds produces extremely tender and fragrant herb plants. Genovese Basil has extra-large, dark green leaves and is often used in Italian pesto.
Season: Annual USDA Zones: 4 - 9 Height: 18 - 24 inches Bloom Season: Summer Bloom Color: White Environment: Full sun Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.1 - 7.3 Deer Resistant: Yes Latin Name: Ocimum Basilicum
Temperature: 60F Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days Light Required: Yes Depth: 1/4 inch Sowing Rate: 1 seed per inch Moisture: Keep moist until germination Plant Spacing: Rows 18 inches apart; thin seedlings 8 inches