Ocimum basilicum (65-75 days) Sweet flavor and aromatic fragrance make this one of the most popular culinary basils for authentic Italian cuisine. It is referred to as the "classic pesto basil" and is a must for your culinary herb garden. It is slow to flower and boasts a high leaf to stem ratio for productivity and yield.
Planting Depth: 1/4 inch: Plant Spacing: 8-12 inches. Soil Temp. for Germination: 70-90°F; keep soil moderately moist. Days to Germination: 6-12; Days to Maturity: 65-75 days. Best if grown in full sun; tolerates partial shade.