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Genovese Basil (Ocimum basilicum)

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  • Genovese Basil (Ocimum basilicum): the real basil of Genovese pesto. This variety is distinguished from other ones because of the smaller leaves, oval-convex shape, and pale-green color. It has a delicate aroma.

    It can be planted all year round, preferring spring, and a protected environment in winter. It can also be easily grown in pots.

    The Genovese basil in Liguria has had a PDO (Protected Denomination of Origen) denomination for more than 10 years.

  • This plant is originally from India, already known by ancient Egyptians who considered it sacred. It was also known and appreciated by the ancient Romans, it often appears in the texts of Plinio the Elder.