Ocimum basilicum 'Genovese'
Ocimum basilicum 'Genovese'
Sweet Basil
Italian cultivar with large tasty leaves and excellent flavor. Pinch flower buds to promote vegetative growth and harvest leaves often. Great for pesto and tomato dishes, including Caprese Salad! (Herb)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer 1-2' tall x 10-18" wide Sun 
Hardiness Zone:10,11
zone map Cold Hardy to 30° to 40°F
Culinary Uses Culinary UsesDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Fragrant FragrantGood for Tea Good for Tea