Organic Italian Large Leaf Basil
Enjoy fresh-from-the-garden pesto all spring and summer with this cold-hardy variety of basil (Ocimum basilicum). Very easy to grow, the annual yields aplentiful harvest of extra-large aromatic green leaves you can use fresh or dried to season vegetables, pizza, tomato sauces and salads. Basil is also known as a powerful antioxidant and has been used by herbalists to treat colds, curb indigestion and boost the immune system. Organic. Appropriate for all growing zones. Suitable for container or ground planting. Requires full sun. Grows to 24" high, 12" wide. 16"-high plant ships in a 4" diam. nursery pot, wrapped in burlap and tied with a ribbon. Agricultural regulations prohibit shipment to HI. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.