Basil 'Napoletano' Ocimum basilicum 'Napoletano'
'Napoletano' is a bushy cultivar, up to 60cm tall, with relatively large, crinkled leaves, to 10cm long, and white or lavender-pink flowers in summer
About this plant
Ocimum basilicum 'Gigante Napoletano', Ocimum basilicum 'Bolloso Napolitano'
Pinch out flowerheads as they appear to ensure continued leaf growth. Cut back after flowering
- Suitable locations
City & Courtyard Gardens Mediterranean Climate Plants Patio & Container Plants
Propagate by seed sown in gentle heat in early spring or sown in-situ in summer
Can get leafhoppers and aphids; slugs and snails may be problematic
May be affected by powdery mildews