Heirloom Seeds - Basil 'Large Sweet Genova'
Heirloom Seeds - Basil 'Large Sweet Genova'

Heirloom Seeds - Basil 'Large Sweet Genova'

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This is the quintessential Italian pesto basil, with a flavour that is sweet and peppery. Genovese basil was first bred in the Northwest coast of Italy, specifically the port town of Genoa. This is the preferred pesto basil for serious culinary types and is an incredibly easy to grow and adaptable variety, making this an excellent variety for home gardeners

When to Plant
Zone 1: September – January
Zone 2: September – February
Zone 3: Anytime
Zone 4: Anytime
See Zone Map

Spacing: 20 – 25cm        
Depth: 0 – 1cm    
Position: Full sun
Soil: Free Draining with plenty of compost

How to Plant: Early in the season sow in trays, however once sufficiently warm sow directly into the garden near your tomatoes. Plant two seeds in each hole and water in. Keep moist, not wet, until germination.

Companion Plants: Tomatoes

Approximate no. of seeds: 200

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Inventory Last Updated: Apr 22, 2021

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