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Basil Giant Bolloso from Naples


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250 seeds (approx.) 

Very big leaves.

One of the largest and most popular Italian leaf basils available with a much stronger flavour and heavier aroma than the regular Genovese Basil.  

The rich flavour of these mammoth hand sized leaves makes them perfect for your dishes that requires a more decise flavour.. 

They can be used whole, in salads, layered on top chicken breasts or in any recipe calling forsweet basil.  

Best grown in full sun.  

Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. 


Taste of South Italy!

Sow April in trays, pots of good seed compost in a warm place to maintain an ideal temperature of 55-60F.

  • Sow in well-drained compost, just covering the seed with compost, but do not exclude light, which is beneficial to germination.
  • Germination usually takes 14-30 days.
  • Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle.
  • Harden off and plant out 30cm (12in) apart when all risk of frost has passed.
  • Prefers a well-drained soil and a sheltered sunny site. Can also be grown on a sunny windowsill.

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 24 May, 2014.