Growing: Basil like moist well drained soil, Do not let wilt though and protect from wind.

Cooking Partners: Chicken, Fish, Game, Shrimp, Peppers, Mushrooms, Pastas, Potato, Lemons, Poultry, Rice, Seafood, Tomato, Zucchini.

Culinary Usages: Italian dishes, Pesto, Sauces, Fresh tomato salads, Pizza topping, Soup and some meat dishes.

Harvest: Pick leaves and young shoots fresh throughout the summer. Pick before flowering for drying or freezing.

Zone: Tender Annual

Height: 15" - 18"

Width: 15"- 18"

Sun Location: Full to part sun

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Smells