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Basil 'Genovese'

Common Name:
Ocimum basilicum
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Garden Height:
12-18 Inches
Garden Spread:
12-18 Inches
  • Great for sauces and pesto
  • Intense, spicy sweet aroma
  • Pinch back flowers for best harvest

Genovese Basil is a large leaf variety of sweet basil that is great in sauces and pesto. It has an intense, spicy-sweet aroma with a slight undertone of anise-like scent and taste.

Height: 12-18 inches
Spread: 12-18 inches

Uses: Culinary, Aromatic, Beverage

Homeowner Growing Tips: Pinch back flowers as they begin to form to keep a continual harvest of leaves.

Reviews (3)

  • Basil 'Genovese'

    Posted by Michael Steele on Jun 14th 2021

    The basil, like everything in my order, arrived in beautiful condition and is growing like mad. I've grown lots of basil but I've never had one this bright yellow-green.

  • Basel

    Posted by Kathy on Jun 4th 2021

    All my purchases arrived packed with care abs in great shape.