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MattMiddleton's 'Genovese' Basil Care Instructions
If sowing directly, aim to sow 0.12 inches (0.3 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 0.5 inches (1.27 cm).
Basil 'Genovese' is known for growing to a height of approximately 45.0 cm (1.46 feet) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Basil 'Genovese'.
Your garden has clay soil: planting in loam soil will ensure your plant thrives.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (6) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Genovese'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.
Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 7.5 as Basil 'Genovese' likes to be in acidic to alkaline soil.
More information about 'Genovese' Basil is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All 'Genovese' Basil Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.