In trials against other Italian basils, Genovese won us over with its early, vigorous growth and impressive 3” leaves. Highly aromatic and sweet, making it excellent for pesto as well as for fresh eating. Great for both greenhouse and outdoor production.
Days to Maturity: 70-85 days
Direct seed or transplant after last frost. Optimal
soil temperature is 70-90°. Seeding depth: 1/4”.
For large plants transplant at or thin to 12”.
For smaller plants seed and thin to 2-8”.
Row space: 12-18”.