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Basil 'Large Sweet Genova' Heirloom Seeds

Basil 'Large Sweet Genova' Heirloom 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 in 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

 

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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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