Italian Pesto Basil Seeds

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$1.99

  • Organic
  • Annual plants
  • Plants grow to 20-30 inches
  • Non-GMO – Open Pollinated – High Germination Rate
  • 25 seeds per package

Availability: 10 in stock

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.

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