Little Veggie Patch Co BASIL 'LARGE SWEET GENOVA' HEIRLOOM SEEDS
What makes these basil 'large sweet genova' seeds special
- It's the quintessential Italian pesto basil, with a flavour that is sweet and peppery. Genovese basil was first bred in the Northwest coast of Italy, specifically the port town of Genoa.
- This is the preferred pesto basil for serious culinary types and is an incredibly easy to grow and adaptable variety, making this an excellent variety for home gardeners.
When to plant the Italian pesto basil in Australia
Zone 1: September – January
Zone 2: September – February
Zone 3: Anytime
Zone 4: Anytime
Spacing: 20 – 25cm
Depth: 0 – 1cm
Position: Full sun
Soil: Free Draining with plenty of compost
How to Plant: Early in the season sow in trays, however once sufficiently warm sow directly into the garden near your tomatoes. Plant two seeds in each hole and water in. Keep moist, not wet, until germination.
Companion Plants: Tomatoes
Approx 150 seeds per packet
Note: They source all of their seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination
**SHIPPING – Not to Western Australia**