Herb Basil ‘Genova’
Sweet Italian Basil, Pesto Anyone?
Produces large, round, tender leaves which are very aromatic. Genova is the preferred variety for making pesto. Grows 18-24” tall by 10-14” wide. Harvest as leaves reach desired size. Excellent fresh or dried.
Placement: Easy to tuck in mixed borders and containers.
Care: Full sun. Plant in loose, loamy soil. Keep evenly moist, but not soggy. Fertilize every other week. Plant 18” apart.