Genovese (68 days). Classic Italian variety.  Authentic flavor and appearance.  Tall and realatively slow to bolt with large, dark green leaves about 3” long.  Height 24-30”.  This common strain of Genovese basil can present some variability in leaf shape and plant size.  Perfect for garden production.  Edible flowers: use the flowers in any recipe that calls for basil or to garnish drinks, salads, soups, pasta and desserts.  Flavor is of intense basil.

Basil, Genovese

  • • Days to Maturity 68

    • Green

    • Leaves up to 3" long

  • Courtesy of Johhny's Selected Seeds