Basil-Genovese Herb Plant

The 'Basil-Genovese' Herb is an annual herb that is cultivated in temperate climates throughout the world. It is one of the most popular basils because of its uniform growth habit and rich, sweet scent. Basil Genovese produces dense foliage throughout the warm season and thrives in full sun. Many chefs prefer this variety for pesto. It grows well in containers or any sunny ground location.The fresh leaves are wonderful whole, sliced or minced in salads, pesto, vinegars and marinades. They may be chopped and added to tomato dishes, pasta sauce and soups and stews. Pruning the leaves encourages branching and maximum growth throughout the season. Basil Genovese can grow 2-3 feet in height. Leaves may also be frozen or dried, but their oils are the strongest and sweetest when used fresh. Each 3-inch pot contains one Basil-Genovese herb plant. Available to Order December 1st More details...
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Product Details

Basil-Genovese Herb Plant Care and Growing Information

  • Plant Spacing: 12 inches
  • Row Spacing: 12 inches
  • Sunlight required: Minimum 4 hours; midday sun is best.
  • Days to Harvest: 65
  • Ideal pH Level 5.5-6.5
  • Hardiness Zone: 6 - 10

All of our 'Basil Genovese' Herb Plants are grown and shipped in fine quality growing medium and are guaranteed to arrive alive and ready to plant.

Product Reviews

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"Wonderful Basil Genovese plant"

Robin W. on 8/6/2015 12:25:06 PM

Comment: All of the Garden HArvest Basil plants we purchased came in great condition. NIce and full and with large leaves all ready to use!

"awesome basil genovese plants"

Christine J on 6/21/2015 12:03:46 PM

Comment: THRIVING WELL!!!!!!!!!

"Great plants"

Bernadette K on 5/29/2015 3:56:16 PM

Comment: Always perfect basil genovese herb plants delivered

"Happy Herb Planter"

Virginia V R on 5/14/2015 1:30:59 PM

Comment: My order was received alive (very good sized) and very well packed. They have been planted in containers on my balcony and are flourishing. I have been ordering from Garden Harvest for at least four years and have always been pleased with the results. Last year I placed my order a bit late and some of the herbs I wanted were no longer available. I ordered from two other sources and was extremely disappointed in the results. The plants were small and sickly looking and a couple did not survive.

"arrived in great condition"

Illysa I on 5/8/2015 3:43:53 PM

Comment: Good looking basil genovese herb plants


Kathryn F on 5/8/2015 11:32:46 AM

Comment: Beautiful condition, great phone support and they always stand behind their plants. We'll be repeat customers for sure! Thanks guys!

" Basil-Genovese Herb Plant"

Kathryn F. on 4/22/2015 2:55:00 PM

Comment: Watching closely. This ccompany stands by their products 100%

"Basil is Growing fast!"

Kimberly T on 6/1/2014 10:54:47 AM

Comment: Really healthy plants and well-packed, as usual.


Robin W on 5/19/2014 5:49:01 PM

Comment: While other basil plant I had did not weather the light frost - Genovese DID!!! I have enough to harvest for my caprese salad already!!

"Good herb plants"

David S on 5/16/2014 7:44:09 PM

Comment: Genovese basil arrived in good shape and as advertised. Thanks for good service and good plants!