Basil, Pesto Perpetuo

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Striking tricolor foliage displays deep green strokes across the lime center with a creamy white edge around each leaf. Great in the garden and the kitchen: The taste is pure sweet basil; a superb pesto or an impressive garnish.

Plant Details


Latin Name:
Ocimum x citriodorum 'Pesto Perpetuo'
Plant Type:
Annual Herb
Care :
Grows best in fertile, moist but well drained soil. Do not over water, especially when young.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Upright, tight bushy habit.
Plant Height:
14-18 inches
Plant Width:
24-30 inches
Smaller leaves are light green with streaks of dark green through them and a creamy-white edge.
Tiny white flowers are very late to bloom.
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Special Features:
  • Edible
  • Fragrant
  • Container Use
  • Cut/Dried Flower