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Product Number: W266

Italiano Classico Basil


Ocimum basilicum

Also known as basilico genovese. Leaves are of average size, very shiny, heavily ribbed and pointed. The heavy yields of fragrant foliage are truly classical Italian. 100 seeds.





Germination:  5-10 days

Seed Planting Depth:  Lightly cover

Seeding Indoors/Outdoors:   Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-70 degrees soil temperatures.Transplant 6-12" apart. Sow outdoors in the late spring when soil warms to 70 degrees. Thin to 4-12" apart , less space apart for baby sized basil and more for mature plants.

Light  Needs:  Sun 

Soil Needs: Fertile, moist soil

Uses:  Culinary, medicinal, attracts bees and beneficials.

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Michelle Boyechko

Great basil

Germinated great. Growing very well in containers in the house and in the garden! Will use again!

Thomas S.
United States

Not happy

Nothing grew. I ended up buying seeds at WalMart

Eileen R.
United States

Seeds substitutes.

I just planted it yesterday in my greenhouse. So I don’t know yet. I am trying the winged bean in there on a trellis. I was a bit disappointed with the seed swap on the zucchini. Eight ball i have had in the past and they grew too large too quickly. Mainly use zucchini for zoodles as I have a wheat allergy. Those won’t fit in my spiralizer. This is why I wanted the long caserta. An email would of been good for a heads up. Let me make another Choice then. The seeds of the pepino melon were almost non exsistant, only 5 in the parchment pouch. Wasn’t it suppose to be 10? I hope I got them where they were suppose to go as I needed a magnifying glass to see them. I am limited on my gardening now as I have spondylolithesis in my spine. I want the seeds I ordered. I guess pine tree isn’t as consistent as other seed companies. This is why I dropped you. Thought I’d give you another chance since I wasn’t planted a big garden and you carry the small seed packets. Also the bar code sticker on the back of some of the packets is a pain in the *** to get off and the packet was demolished by the time I worked it off. What is up with that?? E Raivo

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