Basil 'Large Sweet Genova' Heirloom Seeds - The Jungle Collective

Basil ‘Large Sweet Genova’ Heirloom Seeds


This is 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.


Approximate no. of seeds: 200

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Care Tips

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.


Spacing: 20 – 25cm


Depth: 0 – 1cm


Position: Full sun


Soil: Free Draining with plenty of compost


Companion Plants: Tomatoes


Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination


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