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Product Description

Ocimum basilicum

This heirloom variety is the classic pesto basil with concentrated flavor and fine, sweet fragrance. Uniform with medium large leaves, the plants are slow to go to seed which means a longer harvest.

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Quick Facts

Plant Size: 6–8 inches

Hardiness: Tender Annual

Sun: Full

Seed Planting Depth: 0.25 inch

Days to Harvest: 70 days

Good for Container: Yes

Seed Origin: Heirloom

Easy to Grow: Yes

Water: Moderate

Days to Germinate: 7–14 days

Plant Spacing: 6–12 inches

Edible Flower: Yes

Growing Guide

GROW GUIDE CONDITIONS:
Aromatic basil is a perfect companion plant with tomatoes. It is a warm season crop and is best started indoors 4–6 weeks before your last frost date.

GROW GUIDE SEED:
Plant seeds ¼ inch deep and place on a heating mat or in a warm place (optimum soil temperature is 70–90°F). Transplant 12 inches apart, or in containers. It can be direct seeded outdoors throughout the summer to keep you in fresh pesto!

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