- Flowers 10-12 later than standard varieties
- Columnar growth habit
- Glossy green foliage with Genovese taste
What a basil breakthrough! If you're looking for a basil plant that you can keep harvesting throughout tomato season, Emerald Towers Basil is the choice. It flowers 10-12 weeks later than standard basil, so you can harvest glossy green leaves for months. It has the standard Genovese taste and is excellent eaten fresh in salads and your favorite recipes. Growing 2-3 ft. tall with a tidy, upright, columnar growth habit, it's easy to fit into planters, containers or beds. Many gardeners like to grow it near their kitchen so it's easy to snip a few leaves for their favorite recipes.