Genovese Basil


Genovese Basil | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada
Ocimum basilicum | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom

Standard variety for market gardeners. Dark green and glossy leaves with a very strong aroma and very tender leaves.

Planting tip: Sow seeds 6 weeks before the last frost. Germination can take up to 8-14 days.

Harvesting tip: Pinch leaves as needed and encourages the plant to produce more. Flower impacts flavour so, harvest before. Encourage second-growth by cutting down 6” above ground.

Storage tip: Store at 0°C unwashed as washing turns them brown.