var. Genovese, sel. red (red basil)
(It. Basilico rosso)
Variety with broad red/purple leaves, very good scented, used as herb and culinary purposes . Very good for "micro greens" production
Annual or biennial variety.
Basil is native to tropical regions from central Africa to Southeast Asia. It is a tender plant, and is used in cuisines worldwide. Depending on the species and cultivar, the leaves may taste somewhat like anise, with a strong, pungent, often sweet smell.
Sowing: all the year, mostly at the end of winter.
Distances: About 30 x 35 cm between plants.
Seeds of commercial class - EEC Regulation - open pollination - non-GMO - organic certified - Commercial CE - open pollinated - GMO FREE
Doses of seeds: about 35-50gr / 1000 m2. by nursery seeding and transplantation.
Doses of seeds: about 500-700gr / 1000 m2. by direct seeding in field
Ideal temperature for germination: 18-22 ° C.
Seeds per gram: about 600 (0.1 grams = 60 seeds)
Certification by: Oxygen cert - GR-BIO-14 - Ref. Company Α-190030