Oct 16, 2019  Week: 42

Newton Basil

2020 New Variety!

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Scientific Name : Ocimum basilicum

Common Name : Basil

Blooming Season : Spring, Late Summer, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Upright

Spacing : 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Height : 12 - 20" (30 - 51cm)

Width : 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

Herb Type : Genovese

Plant Habit : Upright, vigorous

Color : 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.