Sweet Genovese Basil – 300 seeds (Free Postage)
Basil Sweet Genovese (Ocimum basilicum)
Considered to be the most fragrant and best tasting basil, Sweet Genovese is great in salads, pasta dishes, pizza and of course homemade green pesto.
Sow: March to May or indoors all year round in a well-lit location; seeds can be sown directly outdoors in June
Harvest: Summer long (outdoors); all year round (indoors)
Height: 12-18 cm
Sow in good compost and place on a well-lit windowsill indoors. Keep the soil moist and do not allow it to dry out. Germination should take 7-12 days. Once seedlings are approximately 5 cm in height transplant to their final pot. Seeds can be sown directly into ground come June. Basil like sunny well drained spots. They are quite hardy and will give a full summer of leaves for the kitchen.
(approx. 300 seeds)