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Natures Root Organic Basil Microgreen Seeds
Nature’s Root Organic Basil Seeds are delicious, nutritious microgreen sprouting seeds packed with health-boosting benefits. Italian Classic Basil. This sweet Genovese basil is our most popular variety. It is the same strain that made pesto famous worldwide.
Probably the most popular basil on the market, Italian Classic (used to be called Sweet Genovese) is a large-leaved, attractive and very reliable variety. This scented plant is our most popular herb seed. Delicious in all tomato-based dishes, this heavy cropper prefers a sunny position and well drained soil.
Our Basil seeds produce shiny green leaves with sweet-spicy flavour. You can expect mMedium-green leaves and stems. Excellent for adding abundant flavour to Italian dishes, and more delicate visually than chopped, full-size basil leaves.
Genovese Basil Seeds: ocimum basilcum
Seeding: Approx 1 Oz to a 10"x20" tray
Seed Presoak: No (mucilaginous)
Growing Medium: hydroponic, soil
Preferred Medium: hydroponic for microgreens, soil for baby greens and adult stage
Germination Rate: high
Germination Time: 5 to 7 days
Microgreens Harvest time: 12 to 16 days
Baby Salad / Adult Stage Harvest: 16+ days (grow in soil)
Micro Greens Color:green
Micro Greens Flavor: intense basil