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British Genovese Basil

A Superior Basil Variety

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.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination 5-7 days at 68-75 degrees F.
  • Light Required Full sun to partial shade.

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For each offer ordered, get Approx.150 seeds per pkt.

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  • Spacing: 18 inches between mature plants.
  • Depth: 1/8 inch.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun to partial shade.
  • Foliage: Dark green. Spicy fragrance and flavor.
  • Days To Maturity: 70 days.
  • Form: Annual
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: About 200 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.
  • 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. 70 days to maturity.Half Hardy Annual sowin in early spring and given protection. Most HHA's are frost-tender and must not be planted outdoors until all danager of frost has passed. Ideal soil is well drained and likes full to partial sun.

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