Genovese Basil is a classic Italian heirloom basil variety! It's prized for being sweet with undertones of a spicy flavor. You can't beat its aroma. These plants grow anywhere from 18"-24" inches tall.
Genovese is the most commonly used basil variety for making pesto, you can harvest these leaves as soon as they are large enough to consume. Genovese basil is also known as "Sweet Basil" and a common ingredient to many Italian dishes. The leaves are spoon-shaped, glossy, and a dark green shade. It grows best in a Back to Eden Garden that has organic-rich and well-drained soil. It is an easy to grow annual herb.
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