Gaia Organic Seeds - Genovese Basil
All seeds are grown organically in Ottawa, Ontario and follow strict certification guidelines to guarantee top quality seeds. Gaia Organic Seeds passion lies in sustaining biodiversity in the plants we consume!
Genovese Basil | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada Ocimum basilicum | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom
Standard variety for market gardeners. Dark green and glossy leaves with a very strong aroma and very tender leaves.
Planting tip: Sow seeds 6 weeks before the last frost. Germination can take up to 8-14 days.
Harvesting tip: Pinch leaves as needed and encourages the plant to produce more. Flower impacts flavour so, harvest before. Encourage second-growth by cutting down 6” above ground.
Storage tip: Store at 0°C unwashed as washing turns them brown.