We planted this in a pot and it enjoyed a sunny spot all summer long. In Maine the days are still quite sunny - even in late October - and we are still picking the last of the basil almost daily for cooking and as a garnish!
- 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.