Pesto Perpetuo Basil

Ocimum citriodorum ‘Pesto Perpetuo’


This greek columnar basil is upright with light green foliage, edged creamy-white and white flowers. Leaves can be used for seasoning salads or as a garnish. Excellent for pesto.



Height: 24-36″

Spread: 12-24″

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness: Annual

Foliage Colour: Light Green

Bloom Colour: White

Growth Habit: Columnar

Culinary Uses: Pasta, Soups, Salads, Pesto, Eggs, Tomato Dishes

Aroma/Flavour: Sweet, Clove-Like