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British Genovese Basil

A Superior Basil Variety

British Genovese Basil

A Superior Basil Variety

  • A superior basil variety
  • Fragrant, dark-green plants grow 24-36 in. tall
  • Perfect for Italian-inspired recipes and pesto
  • Ideal for borders, herb gardens and containers
  • More resistant to cold weather than other types
This breakthrough basil is more resistant to cold weather than other types, yet holds well in the garden all summer long. Its wonderfully distinct aroma is essential in pestos, sauces, soups and more! Annual. 80 DAYS.
SKU: 79847
$2.99
For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 150 seeds
Grows in zones: 3-9
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  • Botanical Name: Ocinum basillicum 'British'
  • Height: 24 - 36 inches.
  • Spacing: 18 inches between mature plants.
  • Depth: 1/8 inch.
  • Spread: 12 - 18 inches.
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 150 Seed Pkt
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Days To Maturity: 75 - 80 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Germination: 5 - 7 Days
  • Form: Vegetable, herbs, seeds
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 150 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: Pinch back to encourage a bushy plant. Be careful not to remove too many leaves from one stem of young plants.
  • Foliage: Dark green foliage. Spicy fragrance and flavor.
  • Comments: Your house will smell like home when you use this old-fashioned basil in your favorite dishes. Fragrant, dark-green plants are perfect for any Italian-inspired dish, especially pesto! Shade plants in warmer weather to keep your crop vibrant and healthy.

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