Basil, Genovese Red Freddy


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This classic, authentic, Italian sweet basil has large dark red (purple) leaves that lend excellent flavor to a wide range of dishes and pesto. Plants are slow to bolt and benefit from pinching to promote branching and higher yields. Plants require moist, well-drained soil.

Additional information

Weight 0.000 oz
Latin Name

Ocimum basilicum 'Genovese Red Freddy'

Plant Type

Annual Herb


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

Light Requirements


Upright habit.

Plant Height

21 Inches

Plant Width

12-18 Inches


Dark red leaves.


Tiny white flowers bloom late in the season.


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