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Basil 'Sweet Italian Large Leaf'

 Basil 'Sweet Italian Large Leaf' (Basil)
Basil 'Sweet Italian Large Leaf'
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Common Name: “Basil”

Looking for the best large leaf basil on the market? Give 'Sweet Italian Large Leaf Basil' a try! This is the authentic basil that is used in many Italian dishes. Standing 24 to 30 inches tall and 12 inches wide, this plant is a hard worker in the garden. It resists pests including mites, aphids, and worms. Basil likes to be planted in a full sun location after the threat of frost has passed. Keep in evenly moist soil and fertilize regularly with a vegetable fertilizer. When harvesting, cut it back to 1/4 inch above a node, which is where the branch meets the stem. Be sure to leave enough foliage so the plant can continue to grow.

Height: 1-3 Feet
BP - 4 1/2" Pot
1.31 pints/619.8 ml
$6.99 ea.
$6.64 ea.
$6.29 ea.
$5.94 ea.

'Sweet Italian Large Leaf' Characteristics & Attributes

Sun Exposure
  • Full Sun
Edible Type
  • Herbs

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