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Basil Genovese Emily

The medium-to-large leaves are packed with flavor and are perfect for making homemade pesto or flavoring tomato dishes. Place containers of ‘Genovese Emily’ on patio tabletops as a fragrant centerpiece or grow it in a sunny windowsill. Try creating your own delicious caprese salad by layering slices of tomato, basil leaves and sliced mozzarella cheese on a platter and drizzling with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

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  • Category: Herb
  • Hardiness Zone:11
  • Height:18-24 in
  • Spacing:12-18 in
Border or Bed
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Basil Genovese Emily

Very easy to grow in virtually any location. Does best in light, well-drained soil. Keep soil moist, watering freely in dry weather. Harvest foliage as needed.