Basil Sweet Genovese
Most popular sweet basil, and the very essence of summer! Great for pesto and salads. Also makes a digestive tea and a hair rinse combined with rosemary or chamomile. Well-known companion plant for tomatoes - repels pests and said to sweeten the tomato fruits. Full sun. Keep evenly moist. Cut back developing flowers to encourage leaf growth, or allow flowers to develop to attract bees. $3.70 for punnet of 6 small seedlings or $3.50 for one large plant in a 9cm pot.