‘Pesto Perpetuo’ basil not only produces copious amounts of leaves for cooking but also is easy on the eye. It has creamy white variegated leaves and a columnar habit. It does not flower, so nothing will detract from the foliage.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsVariegated foliage; does not bloom.
CareGrow in full sun and well-drained soil. Pinch back to encourage bushiness.
- Genus : Ocimum
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 10, 11, 9
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Uses : Containers
- Characteristics : Fragrant Foliage, Showy Foliage
- Light : Full Sun
- Plant Type : Herbs
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest