Italian Genovese Basil

General Information

Italian Genovese Basil is a great choice for your herb garden.  These are heirloom, organic seeds from Renees Garden seed company.  The plants can grow upwards of 12 to 18 inches tall, but are best when kept to 8 inches or so in height.  This Italian basil will produce an abundant harvest.  The basil leaves are quite attractive, with a glossy, deep green color.  They have a rich and fragrant overall flavor.  They are great in tomato based dishes, for pesto or a variety of other culinary uses.  Each seed packet will weigh 1 gram, containing approximately 650 seeds.

Additional Information

This Italian Genovese Basil is a heat loving plant and will grow best when temperatures remain 50 degrees or above.  This is typically best planted April to July in warmer areas, May to June in cooler areas.  Plants should be at least 8 inches apart, whether in the garden or containers, to allow for full growth.  

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI.  Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with USPS, FedEx or UPS.  They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to.  All of our packets will be shipped out within 2 to 3 business days, with certain exceptions.   

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