Sweet Basil 'Genovese' (Ocimum basilicum)
1 gallon: $9.00
Availability: in stock
Genovese Basil is the traditional, authentic-tasting basil used in pesto, bruschetta, and other Italian favorites. Just brushing past this plant releases the pungent aroma of sweet basil - naturally repelling mosquitoes and other pests! Makes a great companion plant in your tomato garden. Also works well in containers!
Our 1 gallon basil plants are grown outdoors in our house-made compost & vermicast mix using only sun and water.
Annual in RVA
Mature height 24"
Primarily culinary, but also repels flying pests and makes a good companion plant for tomatoes.
Full sun, with a little shade at high noon. Water well when soil is dry and keep well drained.
Large, 2"-3" leaves.
White blooms in summer.
Blooms in summer, attracting pollinators.
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