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MattMiddleton's 'Genovese' Basil Care Instructions
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.12 inches (0.3 cm) if planning to sow direct.
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 is in partial sun light: plant in a location that enjoys full sun.
Your garden has combination soil - try to plant this plant in loam soil if possible for best results.
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.
Basil 'Genovese' tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 6.0 and 7.5 meaning it does best 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.