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Basil Seeds - Everleaf Genovese

Basil Seeds - Everleaf Genovese

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Packet $6.29
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  • Flowers up to 8 weeks later than standard basils
  • Bred for continual harvesting
  • Flavor stays true through cooking
  • Intermediate resistance to downy mildew and fusarium
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Branching, Compact, Mounding
Plant Height 18 to 24 inches

Flavor Profile Sweet; Slightly Pepper; Notes of Clove and Anise
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, House Plant
Growing Conditions Commercial, Drought Tolerant, Greenhouse, Heat Tolerant, Hydroponic, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages High Yielding, Sauce/Paste
Plant Resistance Deer, Downy Mildew, Fusarium, Rabbit

About Basil Seeds - Everleaf Genovese

Ocimum basilicum

Evergreen Genovese Basil is your go-to for leaves that retain their robust flavor through the cooking process. Leaves are generally two to three inches long, cupped and glossy. Evergreen Genovese Basil is considered a compact variety, growing no more than 18 to 24 inches high. This tidy plant is actually bred for continual harvesting, so pinch away as needed and watch as more leaves appear throughout the season.

Planting Information

Planting Basil Seeds - Everleaf Genovese

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 18 inches
Plant Height 18 to 24 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 30 to 45 Days
View our Basil Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 50 Up to 80 Sq. Ft

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