The Giant Basil Napoletano Bolloso is an Italian aromatic basil with very large leaves, blistered and slightly serrated, that are perfect for pesto. This basil is for the serious lovers of Italian cuisine. Picture for illustration only.
Scientific Name: Ocimum Basilicum
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 20-28C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 30-50 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow seeds indoors In March to May and keep soil temperature between 20-24C, They will need light to germinate. When large enough to handle, and after progressive exposure to outdoors temperatures, transplant them outside in the polytunnel. Space plants by 45 cm in a well drained soil in a sunny spot.