Basil - Genovese
Ocimum spp. A classic Italian variety. Great for pestos, Grandmas spaghetti, and your Florida garden.
When to Plant: In North and Central Florida it’s best to plant basil in the early spring and in the early fall, these are the months of March and August. In South Florida, you have an extended planting season of October through February.
Planting instructions: Plant in a spot with full sun and well-draining soil. Give each plant 4-8” of space between each other. You can sow directly in the garden or transplant seedlings. Plant seeds about ¼” deep and water regularly.
Germination time: 5-10 Days
Number of seeds per pack: 30-40
For a more detailed dive into growing basil in Florida check out this guide I wrote.