Italian Large Leaf Basil
Plants of the Southwest

Italian Large Leaf Basil

Broad, oval, crinkly, 3-4" leaves have a spicy flavor, ideal for pesto or seasoning soups, omelettes and salads. The stocky, dense plants grow 12-14 inches tall. Sow seed outdoors when your soil warms. Cover seed well. Likes a warm, moist, sunny environment. Grows fast. Pinch center stems to encourage bushier growth. Annual.