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Basil, 'Genovese'    

Couple seeds sown in a big green pot with Claire (and labeling help from Chris) for SFG or Kitchen Herb Garden

This planting is in the 2019 Square Foot Garden (SFG) & Patio garden .

Quantity: 1

Plant Basil Ocimum basilicum 8091
Variety Genovese 1393


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).

Genovese normally grows to a max height of 1.46 feet (that's 45.0 cm metric) 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 compost soil: Basil 'Genovese' should be planted ideally in loam soil.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (6a) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Genovese'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.

Basil 'Genovese' ideally needs a soil ph of 6.0 to 7.5 (acidic to alkaline soil), so check your soil acidity regularily.

More information about Basil, 'Genovese' is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Basil, 'Genovese' Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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