Basil, Mammolo

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A classic Italian Genovese basil with a tidy, compact habit. A superb container variety, Mammolo has been bred to have an exceptionally high leaf to stem ratio and a compact growth habit. The short internodes mean that plants are super bushy, free of undesirable leggy stems and a rangy habit. Leaves are large with a classic Italian basil aroma and flavor, without the minty smell and flavor that some experience with Italian basils. This variety is respected by large-scale growers in Italy, who need a uniform, vigorous basil with gold standard flavor to please the discerning local palate for basil. A market grower’s favorite and a must-have for those growing in pots.

    • 8-12 hours of Sun
    • Sprouts in 6-10 Days
    • Ideal Temperature: 70-85 Degrees F
    • Seed Depth: 1/4"
    • Plant Spacing: 8-12"
    • Frost Hardy: No
    • Ocimum basilicum

Growing Tips: Thrives in heat. May be sown in place in long-summer areas, or started indoors and set out after last-frost date of spring. Remove flower buds promptly to prolong harvest.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 100
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