Organic Genovese Basil Seeds

Ocimum basilicum

This uniform, slow to bolt, classic basil variety has a concentrated flavor and fine, sweet fragrance that is fantastic for seasonings, salads, garnishes and pesto.

  • USDA Organic

Plant Size : 14 -20 inches

Hardiness : Tender Annual

Sun : Full

Seed Planting Depth : 0.25"

Days to Harvest : 70 days

Good For Container : Yes

Heirloom size: Open Pollinated

Easy to Grow: Yes

Water: Moderate

Days to Germination: 7 - 14 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!