Set of 3 Pesto Perpetuo Basil seedlings (Ocimum × citriodorum)

  • $18.00
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Sometimes, our plants may have some minor details that may be of concern to you, such as brown edges, leaves with holes, a broken leaf, and other details that might make them look distressed from the shipping, and we apologize for this. The shipping environment is something out of our control. It is essential that when the plant arrives, it is carefully removed, watered, and put in the open air as soon as possible.

The listing includes three seedlings that will be about 3 inches long with at least two leaves. No pots included.
Shipments will be made only on Mondays.

Pesto Perpetuo Ocimum × citriodorum

This Basil is just as ornamental as it is tasty! ‘Pesto Perpetuo’ has beautiful soft-green leaves edged in white. This is an excellent selection for patio pots alone or in mixed planters. The ornamental foliage and rich fragrance can be enjoyed, and the fresh leaves can easily be harvested tableside if needed. This variety doesn’t flower so that leaves can be harvested over a more extended season than many basils.

Culinary herbs for gardens and containers. Excellent for adding flavor to soups, sauces, fish, and meat dishes. Use leaves fresh or dry, and keep them in an airtight container. Wash fruits, vegetables, and herbs thoroughly before eating.

Category: Herb
Available Colors: Grown for foliage
Bloom Time: Late summer
Height Range: 15-18” (38-46cm)
Space Range: 12-15” (30-38cm)
Lowest Temperature: 40° to 50°F (4° to 10°C)
Plant Light: Full Sun
Companion Plants: Tomato, Kale, Pepper, Oregano, Petunia
USDA Zone: 9-11

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