A staple in so many Mediterranean dishes, this strain is selected for maximum leaf production and dramatic flavor. Grows to a height of 2 feet and produces throughout the season. A most productive and dependable pesto producer.
Germination: 5-10 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-80ºF.
Seed Planting Depth: Lightly cover
Sowing Indoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-75ºF soil temperatures.Transplant after last frost, 6-12" apart.
Sowing Outdoors: After last frost when soil temperature reaches 65-70ºF. Sow a few seeds every 6-8" for full sized plants.
Light Needs: Full Sun
Soil Needs: Fertile, moist soil
Uses: Culinary, medicinal, attracts bees and beneficials.