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Basil - Genovese
Ocimum Basilicum
12 - 18" (30 -46 cm)
24 - 30" (61 - 76 cm)
11
Annual
Full Sun
Keep Well Watered
Light, Well Drained Soil

Genovese Basil is a widely cherished and aromatic herb renowned for its delightful fragrance and culinary versatility.

This variety of basil features broad, lush green leaves that emit a classic basil scent, tinged with subtle hints of clove and pepper.

This basil's robust and flavorful leaves are a staple in Mediterranean cuisine, especially in the creation of pesto sauce, where its rich, aromatic essence shines. Genovese Basil adds depth and freshness to various dishes, including salads, soups, pasta, and tomato-based sauces, making it an essential herb in countless recipes.

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