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Dolce Fresca Basil

AAS winner for its compact habit, strong fragrance, and vigorous performance. A Genovese type that stays healthy all season, keeping its mounded shape while recovering quickly after harvesting. Specifically developed for containers but adaptable to any garden space. Grows to 14”.

100 Seeds

Dolce Fresca Basil


Ocimum basilicum


Germination:  5-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-80ºF.

Seed Planting Depth:  Lightly cover

Sowing Indoors:  Start indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-75ºF soil temperatures. Transplant after last frost, 6-12" apart. 

Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost when the 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.