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Basil 'Eleonora'
Basil 'Eleonora'

Our Price: $6.50
ZONE: Annual
SIZE: 15"H x 10"S
BLOOM: White, Summer

Availability: Spring 2020

Description Briscoe's Tips

Eleonora Basil Plants

Ocimum Basilicum

We love introducing a new product, especially when it has been selected by the AAS as a plant of distinction in 2016! So, what makes this basil better? Why is it an award winner. Well, perhaps it has to do with the fact that it is considered the most mildew resistant of any basil.

For basil lovers, that is the 'plague'; downy mildew can devastate your basil crop and spreads easily from one plant to another. This plant has been bred to grow a bit more upright, with elongated stems, to allow better airflow. A bit more information on this disease from our friend at Away to Garden.

Did we mention the flavor? This delicious basil has a bit more spice than our other traditional 'pesto varieties' ~ delicious 3" leaves that actually seem to grow a bit faster and bolt less than it's other relatives.

See what all the fuss is about, and order Basil 'Eleonora' for your garden!

Zone: Annual

: 15" x 10"

Light: Full Sun

Bloom: White, Summer

Uses: Easy to grow in containers or outdoors.

Tips: As with most varieties of basil, they love the sun and cannot tolerate cold. If you are keeping it indoors to extend its growing season, make sure it gets lots of light and adequate, but not excessive water. Pinch the flowering tops down to the first set of leaves, or first node, to prolong its usefulness in the kitchen.

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

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5 of 5 Perfect basil to beat black spot. April 30, 2019
Reviewer: Ronald Wells from Miami, FL United States  
If you live in a place prone to black spot ( most of the SE US) this is the Italian basil for you. It is the only Italian basil I grow here in Miami.....by the end of the summer I have a small tree!

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4 of 5 Basil April 30, 2019
Reviewer: Carol Lovett from Wilmington, DE United States  
Seems to be thriving
thank you

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5 of 5 Beautiful April 30, 2019
Reviewer: Jan Hickman from Millville, DE United States  

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