Variety - Large Leaf Sweet Basil
Scientific name - Ocimum basilicum
Approximate seeds per gram - 700
Pack Size - 100 grams
Description - This popular variety has the largest leaves of any of the basil varieties. Sweet, spicy flavour can be used in a wide variety of ways in the kitchen...cooked, fresh, in sauces, salads, cooked dishes, etc.! Plants grow 24 to 32 inches tall with large green leaves from 2 to 4 inches long. Compared to Genovese, the scent and taste is more sweet and mild. Slow bolting. This variety self sows freely, so deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings! Italian Large Leaf Basil is suitable for growing in containers, and attractive to bees, butterflies, and/or birds.
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