Basil Seeds
Basil Seeds

Basil Seeds

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This is the quintessential Italian pesto basil, with a flavour that is sweet and peppery. Genovese basil was first bred on the Northwest coast of Italy, specifically the port town of Genoa. This is the preferred pesto basil for serious culinary types and is an incredibly easy-to-grow and adaptable variety, making this an excellent variety for home gardeners

When to Plant

Zone 1: September – January
Zone 2: September – February
Zone 3: Anytime
Zone 4: Anytime

For zone map see images

Spacing 20 – 25cm         

Depth 0 – 1cm     

Position Full sun

Soil Free Draining with plenty of compost

How to Plant Early in the season sow in trays, however once sufficiently warm sow directly into the garden near your tomatoes. Plant two seeds in each hole and water in. Keep moist, not wet, until germination.

Companion Plants Tomatoes

Approximate no. of seeds 200

Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination

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