Basil Dolce Fresca

Basil Dolce Fresca

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A sweet fresh type of Genovese Basil.

Light Needs: Full sun

Water Needs: Normal Foliage

Color: Green Plant Habit:

Compact, bushy Plant Height: 13-14 inches

Flavor Description: Sweet tender leaves

Container: Yes 

Garden Spacing: 10-12 inches

Days To Harvest (Transplant): 20-28 Plant Spread: 10-12 inches

HARVEST: Leaves should be picked just before flowering – prolong this period by pinching off flowers. Use fresh or dried leaves. It has the mild flavor of anise with a slight mint aftertaste. Popular as a spice for tomato dishes, or blend with vinegar in French dressing, or in poultry stuffing. Sweet basil is a tender annual.