Ocimum basilicum. Annual plant.
- Produces very flavorful and tender basil leaves.
- Used in many different types of dishes.
- Leaves can be used dried, fresh, or frozen.
- 85 days to mature.
- Can be grown indoors in containers.
- Very easy to grow.
- Extremely flavorful.
Quick Tip Planting Guide:
Depth to Plant
Spacing Between Plants
Days to Germinate (Sprout)
No. of Plants per sq. ft.
|0.25 inches deep||
|after last frost||
Up to 3 feet tall
|Up to 3 feet wide||1|
Health Benefits of Genovese Basil
Basil is a known health tonic for expecting mothers and when mixed with tea it increases lactation in mothers. It is also a nerve tonic and young children are sometimes encouraged to chew on the leaves of basil because it stimulates brain cells and can increase memory.
See Basil Recipes & Growing Tips on our Pinterest Board
Payment & Security
Your payment information is processed securely. We do not store credit card details nor have access to your credit card information.
THE PERFECT GIFT IDEA FOR ANY OCCASION Gift a membership to the Urban Organic Gardener's Monthly Seed Club: http://www.urbanorganicgardener.club
Click on the image below to view it in a larger format. Print it and save it!
SEED STARTING TIPS AND TRICKS:
6 Tips That Every NEW Gardener Should Know - View
Tips for Successfully Starting Your Seeds Indoors - View
Egg Carton Seed Trays - View
Use Muffin Tins To Start Your Seeds In! - View
How do I Know Which Seeds to Direct Sow and Which to Seeds to Start Indoors? - View
How to Get Better Germination From Your Seeds - View
9 Steps to Harden Off Seedlings - View
7 Tips For Using Rockwool To Start Your Seeds - View
Are you starting enough seeds? - View
What's the proper way to thin seedlings? 🌱 🌱 - View
Seed Planting & Spacing Cheat Sheet - View
WAIT! Don't start these seeds indoors yet! - View
OK! It's time to start these seeds indoors NOW! - View