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Newton Basil

Scientific Name : Ocimum basilicum

Common Name : Basil

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

A fast-growing variety with a traditional Genovese flavour, it also features high resistance to Fusarium. Unlike similar varieties, Newton does not have a licorice aftertaste, appealing to a wide range of people. Large, bright green, crinkled leaves are great for vegetable wraps and fresh chopped herbs. Excellent for field and potted plant production with fast growth and large leaf size.