Basil, Dolce Fresca

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Description

Dolce Fresca produces sweet tender leaves that outshone the comparison varieties while maintaining an attractive, compact shape that’s both versatile and beautiful. Use the leaves as you would any Genovese basil and we hear it makes an excellent pesto. After harvest, the plant is quick to recover and kept the desired ornamental shape that’s perfect for containers, borders or as a focal point. Great for gardeners looking for drought tolerant, hearty plants, foodies interested in a new and better basil and anyone who wants that great Mediterranean taste added to their cuisine.

Additional information

Latin Name

Ocimum basilicum 'Dolce Fresca'

Plant Type

Annual Herb

Care

Grows best in fertile, moist but well drained soil. Do not over water, especially when young.

Light Requirements

Habit

Compact, bushy habit.

Plant Height

10-14 Inches

Plant Width

10-12 Inches

Foliage

Dark green, glossy leaves.

Bloom

Small white flowers bloom late in the season.

Zone

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Container Size

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