Basil, Organic (Italian Genovese)
Botanical Interest Brand
Annual Full Sun to Part Shade
There is nothing like the aroma of basil in the summer! Genovese has the traditional fragance and flavor, making it excellent for almost any basil dish, especially in pesto. One of the most useful herbs, it also has beautiful, edible flowers. In a warm sunny window, basil can grow indoors in the winter! A good container variety. Pesto recipe inside packet. This packet sows up to 340 ft.
When to sow:
1 - 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60*F ideally 65*-85*. Successive sowings: We recommend 3 - 4 successive sowings every 3 weeks after initial sowing.
When to start inside: Recommended;
4 - 6 weeks before transplanting outside. Transplant when your nighttime temperatures are above 50*F.