No garden or kitchen would be complete without Sweet Genovese Basil. This is the most flavorful basil for culinary use. It is the magic ingredient in Pesto. It is the perfect component to tomatoe and mozzarella. A tall heat loving herb with dark green leaves approximately 3" long.
Basil stars in many cuisines around the world, and in India is considered to be a holy plant. As a medicine, it has a slightly cooling nature and is beneficial to calm the stomach and lift the spirits.
An excellent companion for your tomato plants!
Grow in full or part sun, in moderately rich soil that is kept slightly moist. Grows well in the garden or in pots. Keep from frost.
Height: 24-30 Inches
Spread: 12-24 Inches
USDA Zone: Annual