Blend includes Genovese and large leaf basil for pesto and pasta; ‘Dark Opal’ for colorful vinegars; lime for flavored oils, sauces, and sorbet; lemon for chicken, fish, and pasta dishes; and cinnamon to add an extra flavor kick to fruit salads. There are dozens of ways to enjoy this bountiful blend of basils! Be sure to freeze extra basil in cubes of olive oil to make pesto throughout the year and save some stalks for your floral arrangement. Plants grow from 18″-30″ tall. prefers full to partial sun exposure. Botanical Interests’® Viva la Dolce Vita Blend Basil Seeds are USDA Organic and verified by The Non-GMO Project.
This packet sows up to 240 feet.
Outdoors: Sow 1-2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is at least 60°F, ideally 65°–85°F.
For Successive Sowings: Recommended 3-4 successive sowings every 3 weeks after initial sowing.
Indoors: Sow 4-6 weeks before transplanting outside. Transplant when your nighttime temperatures are above 50°F.