Basil 'Pesto Perpetuo'

Zones: 9-11
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 36-48"H x 15" S
Pot Size: 3.25”
Availability: IN STOCK

Product Features

  • Culinary
  • Container
  • Pesto Perpetuo Basil Plants

    Ocimum basilicum citriodorum

    Herb Growing Tips

    Light:  Full sun

    Temperature:  Annual

    Watering:  Keep soil moist, do not let soil get too dry.

    Soil: Lightwell drained soil. If need you can use Plant Feed once a month. 

    Comments: never prune more than 50% of your plant's leaves, this could cause too much stress on your basil plant. Continuous trimming avoids these annuals going to seed; allowing your plant to focus more on producing foliage than blooms! 

    Herb Description

    Our newest basil introduction is a striking plant!

    Basil 'Pesto Perpetuo' is a wonderful culinary basil with the distinct basil flavor and a hint of lemon. A lovely plant that grows light green leaves with creamy variegation with a columnar growth habit. Very unusual for a basil and this is definitely an eye-catcher!

    This basil is easy to grow, and insects and diseases seem to ignore it! It's a prolific basil so you can expect great yields.

    Basil is also a fantastic companion plant and natural pest repellent


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