Genovese basil is mainly cultivated in the Genovese Pra district. It is a variety very appreciated all over the world for its aroma and it is used for the preparation of pesto. Leaves can be small and medium size and have an intense green color.
Basil leaf lettuce is simple to grow as the only thing it needs is always fresh soil, lots of sun and to be watered regularly in a moderate way. The name comes from the fact the leaves resemble those of lettuce.
These seeds are very productive. The plant is known to have many red colored leaves, pleasantly aromatic to the smell. This variety needs a long exposure to sun and heat sources. It must be watered frequently but without exaggerating.
This kind of basil reminds lemon for its taste and smell, that's why it is called lemon basil. This feature makes it ideal to flavor dishes that require both ingredients. The plant is very high-yielding and has oval leaves.
It is a very productive plant with green, slightly elongated leaves. It can be cultivated both in pots and in open field and it does not fear cold weather. Compared to classic basil, it has a more delicate aroma.