Basil (Genovese) – Organic – LIVE


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Product:  Live Genovese Basil

Description: Basil has been cultivated there for thousands of years. It was thoroughly familiar to ancient Greeks. It is best known as a culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine, and also plays a major role in Southeast Asian cuisines. The leaves may taste somewhat like anise, with a strong, pungent, often sweet smell.

Seed: Organic

Uses:  Great for cooking and making pesto.

How it Comes:  We sell our plants “live; i.e., with the roots attached.

Storage:  Store at room temp. DO NOT refrigerate.

  • Water Storage: You can keep in a glass of water for 1-2 weeks. Only cover the 1/2 inch of roots.
  • Room Storage:  store leaves in a zip lock bag.

Using:  Cut leaves and dispose of stems.  If you do not want to use the whole plant right away, cut from the top down.