Basil, fresh or dried, is valuable for seasoning salads, stews, soups, all kinds of tomato dishes, etc. As well, the plant deters pests, such as aphids and asparagus beetles, from the garden and, when planted close to tomatoes, it actually improves their taste!
Well-branched variety with short internodes that makes a beautiful towering plant with a huge harvest. Grows well in-ground, in containers and hydroponics. Emerald Tower will flower up to 10 to 12 weeks later than the standard basil. Traditional Genovese flavour. Dark green, glossy foliage and tidy habit that stands out in your garden.
CULTURE: Sow inside in March or April. Transplant in the garden at the end of May. Loves the heat. Flavourful, aromatic leaves. Can be kept frozen or dried.
ground cherry, okra, pepper, tomato
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