Organic Emily F-1 Basil Seeds

Ocimum basilicum

A Genovese-type basil that is uniformly compact and bushy, this variety germinates easily so it is ideal for greenhouse planting. It also works well for large scale seedling planting in packs or pots.

  • USDA Organic

Plant Size : 14 -18 inches

Hardiness : Tender Annual

Sun : Full/Partial

Seed Planting Depth : 0.25"

Days to Harvest : 70 days

Good For Container : Yes

Heirloom size: Hybrid

Easy to Grow: Yes

Water: Moderate

Days to Germination: 5 - 10 Days

Plant spacing with in a row: 6" - 12"

Edible Flower : Yes

Grow Guide Conditions:


Aromatic basil is a perfect companion plant with tomatoes. It is a warm season crop and is best started indoors 4-6 weeks before your last frost date.

Grow Guide Seed:


Plant seeds ¼ inch deep and place on a heating mat or in a warm place (optimum soil temperature is 70-90°F). Transplant 12 inches apart, or in containers. It can be direct seeded outdoors throughout the summer to keep you in fresh pesto!