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Genovese Sweet Basil Herb 100 Seeds -GARDEN FRESH PACK!

$1.79

Genovese Sweet Basil Herb 100 Seeds -GARDEN FRESH PACK!

$1.79
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Livingston/HerbBP/0428
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HERBS: Treat yourself to fresh herbs right from your garden! The difference when home grown is impressive! All are excellent for adding distinctive flavor to meat, and fish dishes, gravies, soups, salads and vegetables. They are fun to grow and make an attractive garden addition!

Genovese Sweet Basil. Ocimum basilicum
14-20 in.

Perfect for pesto because of its concentrated flavor, the medium-large leaves have a fine, sweet fragrance. Spicy, edible flowers accent a salad. Tall, relatively uniform, slow to bolt. Sow 1-2 seeds per inch in garden when danger of frost has passed, or start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost date. Requires warm conditions for germination and growth. Basils are very susceptible to cold soil and frosts. Harvesting tips. Pinch off flower heads to keep productive. Harvest leaves during season, entire plant first frost.

Planting Depth: 1/4"-1/2"
Soil Temp. for Germ.: 70-90 degrees F
Days to Germ.: 6-12
Plant Spacing: 8"-12"
Days to Maturity: 65-75
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moderate Water

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