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BASIL Genovese - OCIMUM basilicum

Stock: Available

SKU Code: V 7

AUD $4.25

Family: Lamiaceae
Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: Approx 200
Seed per gram: Approx 680 

This Italian ‘pesto’ basil is powerfully flavoured and authentic basil with large leaves. Has the reputation of being the best pesto basil available.

A must to have in the kitchen where it compliments many different cuisines Wonderfully. 
Culinary uses include but are not limited to Pesto, tomatoes, soups, vegetables, seafood, meat, poultry, eggs, rice, tea and cheese.

 Easy to look after, slow bolting and great to grow in pots or containers.

The flavour of basil is reduced when flowers appear, pinch out the buds to encourage new leaf growth.

Grow notes:

Tropical: Spring-summer-autumn
Temperate: Spring to early autumn
Spring to early autumn

Sow: 3mm deep
Best sown direct in growing position, thin to 20cm apart

Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 
6-10 days
6 weeks

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