Basil Genovese Green Seeds
Basil Genovese Green Seeds
Basil Genovese Green Seeds
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Basil Genovese Green Seeds (Tulsi/तुलसी के बीज)

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Genovese basil is a perennial, aromatic, and culinary herb plant that is one of the popular tulsi varieties. The basil Genovese leaves are large, shiny, flatter, and dark green in color. It is famous for its strong-scented leaves, flowers, and stems which are all edible. Genovese basil tastes like clove and mint, with a tangy and pungent flavor. The Genovese basil plant not only gives stunning look to your home but also has many benefits. Buy the Best quality Genovese  Basil seeds Online at the best price from with a good germination rate.

About this item

  • Number of Basil Genovese Green Seeds: 100 Seeds
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Sowing season: Throughout the year 
  • Sowing method: Seedling transplant or Direct
  • Seeds sowing depth: 0.5 cm or 1/4 inches
  • Germination temperature: 21-25°C
  • Germination Time: 7 to 14 days from sowing
  • Harvest: 50-70 days

What size grow bag is best for Basil?

Genovese Basil Plant Growing Season In India

You can grow Genovese basil in any season throughout the year indoors. The best season for sowing Genovese basil seeds are spring and summer when the soil is warm.

How To Grow Basil Genovese At Home

Basil Genovese seeds can be sown directly in pots or by transplanting. Basil seeds will germinate faster at 21-25°C temperature. Sow basil Genovese seeds in the seedling tray with a potting mix about 0.5 cm or 1/4 inch deep. Give light water through a watering sprayer. Keep the seedling tray in a spot, lemon Genovese basil seeds will germinate within 7-14 days.
When seedlings are 6-8 inches in height at a time transplant them into a big pot or grow bag and plant only 1-2 saplings per pot without disturbing their roots.

How To Fertilize Genovese Basil Plant

Apply good organic fertilizer (such as vermicompost, and cow manure) or slow-release fertilizer (like compost tea) to the Genovese basil plant once a month.

Genovese Basil Plant Care Tips

Water – Give deep water once a week to your basil plants and make sure to give water to the base of the plant, avoiding showering the leaves and stems.
Sunlight – Genovese Basil plants need 6-8 hours of full sunlight.
Temperature – Ideal growing temperature for Genovese basil plants is between 18-32°C (minimum temperature is 10°C).
Common Pests and Disease – Aphids, slugs, and whiteflies generally attack the basil plants, and basil is infected by some diseases like fusarium wilt, bacterial leaf spot, and root rot. If you are facing these problems use organic pesticide neem oil.

How To Prune/Harvest Genovese Basil 

  • While harvesting or pruning is the same for basil plants, continue harvesting every week or two throughout the season to encourage leaf growth.
  • Cut the leaves when the basil plant is about 8-10 inches tall.
  • Prune when you notice a mature basil plant starting to form flower buds if you will not cut basil flower buds, the plant will put all its energy into making seeds, and flowering changes the flavor of basil. 

Genovese Basil Plant Special Features

  • Common name – Tulsi (तुलसी), and Italian Basil
  • Scientific name – Ocimum basilicum 
  • Plant height – 8 to 20 inches
  • Flower color - Purple
  • Level of growing – Easy


Why are my Genovese basil seeds not germinating?

Genovese  Basil seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, overwatering, or under-watering.
Note: Images are for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.
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Milton Majumdar
It is NOT easy to geminate .

Generally Basils are little hard to grow from seeds. For me it took al long time but I managed to germinate and grow around 40% of the seeds.