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3020 Basilicum Genovese

Basil 'Genovese'

Ocimum basilicum


The low-growing basil 'Genovese' is an annual plant with medium-sized leaves. This variety needs plenty of water, light, warmth and nutrients. The herb is very aromatic and ideal for making pesto.

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Basil Genovese is an annual herb with medium-sized leaves. The herb has a strong smell and does not become very high. The herb does not bolter early and prefers shelter. This variety is very well suited for pesto. When cutting, always make sure to cut above the first leaf, so that the plant can regrow. As soon as the stems become hard, only the leaves can be used.

Quick facts
Position    :   Sun
Seed type    :   Open pollinated variety
Seed weight    :   800 seeds per gram
Plant spacing    :   20x20 cm
Plant height    :   20-50 cm
Bee-friendly    :   attractive to bees and butterflies
EAN code    :   8717202601196
Packet size    :   75x123 mm
Content 1 packet (Dutch)    :   1 gram (for 15 m2)