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Genovese (Italian Large Leaf)

(Ocimum basilicum)

Popular Italian pesto variety, large dark green leaves, spicy fragrance and taste, bush 60-80cm.

Seed count: 600/g.

Available options:

Eden Seeds
Packet (250 seeds) $3.50
10g $6.00
50g $20.00
Select Organic (certified ACO 10457)
Packet (120 seeds) $4.00

Basil planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:All Year
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:20-25
Row space cm:30-50
Depth cm:0.5
Best soil temp:18-35 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:500-1000
Average days to maturity:70-84
Seed savers needed
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
Companion Planting
Try these plants as good neighbours for Basil:
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