A lettuce-leaf strain, this tall basil grows 24-30″ and produces a steady crop of large, lush leaves, if its flowers are pinched off regularly. The Basil produces beautiful glossy, large green leaves with a strong flavor that is definitely many chefs favorite! This Genovese type of basil has 4″ leaves.
Learn to Grow Red Shiso
Start Indoors: 4 weeks before last frost
Gemination: 7-14 days
Plant Outdoors: 18” Apart in row
Instructions – Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil.