Everleaf Emerald Tower is the first basil bred for season-long performance offering continuous harvest potential. It flowers up to 8 weeks later than standard basil and is resistant to Downy Mildew and Fusarium. This basil is fast-growing and has a tidy plant habit for planters, boxes or garden beds.
Harvest continually and pinch off flowers to encourage leaf growth. Use fresh or dried leaves. Emerald Tower is flavourful and aromatic – mild flavour of anise with a slight mint aftertaste. Popular in pesto, salads, bruschetta as a spice for tomato dishes or blend with vinegar in French dressing or in poultry stuffing.
|Maturity||30 - 45 days|
|Height||18 - 24 inches (46 - 61 cm)|
|Spacing||12 - 18 inches (30 - 46 cm)|
|Soil||Rich, organic and well-draining|
|pH Range||6.0 to 7.0|
|Watering||Keep soil moist but not wet; overwatering will encourage root diseases|
|Fertilizing||Balanced fertilizer at time of planting; side-dress to encourage continued growth|
|Nutrients Required||Nitrogen = high, Phosphorus = moderate, Potassium = moderate|
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