Basil Italian Sweet Genovese - 2000 seeds (Ocimum Basilicum)

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Sweet basil is the best aromatic basil that originates from India, has a sweet taste and soft, tender texture. Perfect raw with tomatoes and as the main ingredient for a fresh pesto. Often used for cooking fish, meats or making salads. Ocimum basilicum is a fantastic addition to a herb and vegetable garden thanks to its wonderful aroma and compact size. Basil is also fantastic as a dietary supplement thanks to its vast amount of micronutrients such as calcium and vitamin K. Sweet Basil Genovese seeds germinate within 5-7 days at 21C (70F). Basil grows best in a full sun position but will grow happily in partial shade. 


Sowing:
Season: Annual
Height: 18in (45cm)
Environment: Full sun, Partial shade
Germination Time: 5-7 days 
Temperature: 21C (70F)
Depth: 1/4in (5mm)
Plant Spacing: 8in (20cm)
Plant Watering: Medium Well-drained


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Data sheet

Color
Green
Height
Up to 45cm (17.7in)
Moisture
Medium
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Scented
Scented
Vegetable
Herb
Insect repellent
Yes