What width and depth of container is needed for Genovese basil?

Asked September 29, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT

I want to grow Genovese basil in a container. What width and depth of container should I use?

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1 Response

For Genovese basil, I would suggest one plant in a three-gallon container. Genovese is a large variety, and all basil varieties appreciate a deeper root-zone area.