Basil - Organic Sweet Genovese
Sweet Genovese Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is a variety of basil with large leaves. Use fresh or dried for flavoring sauces, soups, dressings, and pesto. Very popular basil. Basil is a pick-as-you-go herb which produces well when picked often.
Growing Info: 85 days. Annual. Germination: 5-14 days, 70-75°F. Harvest starts about 10 weeks after sowing. Basil is a pick-and-come-again herb which produces well when heavily picked. Grows best in well-drained rich soil.
Health Benefits: Basil has been used as a carminative. Research indicates that it may inhibit gastric acid secretion.
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