- Annual plants
- Plants grow to 18-24 inches tall
- Green leaves are 3-4 inches and crumpled like lettuce
- Sturdy and large plants
- Sourced from Seed Savers Exchange
Classic basil described in Vilmorin’s The Vegetable Garden (1885). Named for large crumpled and fluted lettuce-like leaves that are 3-4" long. Sturdy 18-24" plants. Annual.
Space your plants 6-8 inches apart in well fertilized soil. Keep the leaves well watered and cool.