Sweet basil "Italiano classico" (Genovese).
The plant is 35-40 cm high. The leaves are green, with a pleasant delicate aroma and taste, contain many vitamins and minerals. Used as salad greens, seasoning for soups, meat and fish, especially well suited for making sauces for pasta dishes. Basil has tonic properties, improves digestion. Grown by seedlings or direct sowing in open ground. Seedlings are sown in late March - early April. Sowing in the ground in May or early June. Planting seedlings in the ground - early June. Planting pattern 30x30 cm. Prefers well-structured, humus-rich soils. Needs regular watering. 1 gram = 900 seeds.
Eng.: Sweet basil. Suom.: Basilika. Sven.: Basilika.