Basil Italian Large Leaf
Basil is a fragrant, flavorful herb and a favorite of the culinary world. Large leaf Italian basil is very rich and oils and especially aromatic. Basic is also a great companion plant for tomatoes and other, as it repels mites, aphids, and hornworms.
This basil will grow 18-24 inches tall. Space plants 12-15 inches apart. Can be successfully grown in containers.
When your plants are 6 weeks old pinch off he central stem - it will grow bushier.
Basil loves hot weather and grows great in full sun, but it needs rich, constantly moist soil to thrive. Mulch the plants to retain moisture.