BASIL, Everleaf Emerald Tower

Basil Everleaf Emerald Tower 2

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 hints of anise with a faint mint aftertaste. It pairs well with tomatoes and is popular in pesto, salads, bruschetta or blend with vinegar in French dressing or in poultry stuffing.

Maturity30 - 45 days
Height18 - 24 inches (46 - 61 cm)
Spacing12 - 18 inches (30 - 46 cm)
LightFull Sun
SoilRich, organic and well-draining
pH Range6.0 to 7.0
WateringKeep soil moist but not wet; overwatering will encourage root diseases
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting; side-dress to encourage continued growth
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen = high, Phosphorus = moderate, Potassium = moderate

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