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Description

Wonderful for indoor herb gardens. Compact Genovese-type is sweet and anise-y, without bitterness — even when cooked. Blousy leaves are wildly aromatic and have a finessed gourmet flavor. Use fresh (chopped or as a whole-leaf garnish), in pesto, or preserve in olive oil. Flavor combines beautifully with anything containing lemon, even desserts. Performs very well under grow lights or in a sunny window. Outdoors, it thrives in summer heat. Remove flower buds promptly to prolong your harvest. Annual. Photo courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed.

  • Days to germinate: 6-10
  • Days to maturity: 65
  • Start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Sow ¼” deep in sterile planting medium
  • Transplant spacing: 12-24”
  • Sow outdoors when temperatures reach 60º
  • Seed spacing: 4”, then thin to 24”, using thinnings as baby leaves
  • Seed depth: ¼”
  • Produce size: 2-3” leaves
  • Yield: 6-10 cups of leaves per plant, more if constantly picked
  • Year of discovery: As far back as 800 A.D.; East Indian origin

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Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

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