Basil – Genovese Red
Ocimum basilicum 'Freddy'

Zone: Not hardy; grow as an annual
Height: 18-24"

General:Purple, large leaved Genovese-type basil. Wonderful color addition to containers, herb gardens and as a garnish.

Culinary Uses: The same aroma and flavor to the traditional Genovese - this variety just adds a little kick of color to any dish you add it to.

Medicinal Uses: On par with traditional Genovese health benefits.

Ornamental Uses: The same large, deeply veined leaves as Genovese basil but instead of green this variety boasts a deep purple color.

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