Scientific Name : Ocimum basilicum
Common Name : Basil
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright
Spacing : 8 – 12″ (20 – 30cm)
Height : 12 – 20″ (30 – 51cm)
Width : 10 – 16″ (25 – 41cm)
Exposure : Sun
Grower Information :
Seed supplied as: Raw.
Herb Type : Genovese
Plant Habit : Upright, vigorous
Colour : Light Green
Suited For : Fresh cut, hydroponic, pot, processing, roots-on
Days to maturity from transplant : 21-30
Production Method : Field, Hydroponic
- Fast-growing variety with traditional Genovese flavour features high resistance to Fusarium.
- Unlike similar varieties, Newton does not have a licorice aftertaste, appealing to a wide range of consumers.
- Large, bright green, crinkled leaves are great for vegetable wraps and fresh chopped herbs.