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Ocimum basilicum 'Genovese'
Ocimum basilicum 'Genovese'
Code: 5174Family: LabiataeGenus: Ocimum
Plant Type:Tender Perennial or Annual,Herb
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.
Blooms: Summer
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 12-24" tall x 10-18" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Average,Well-drained,Loam
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 10,11
Cold Hardy to 30° to 40°F
Features and Benefits
Culinary Uses Culinary UsesEdible Parts Edible Parts
Fragrant Fragrant
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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