Cultivated as annual
It was used by Isabetta in Boccacio's Decameron to conceal the head of her murdered lover.
Source of plant
Johnny's Selected Seeds, Richters
Fusarium wilt resistant basil. Large leaf type for field, greenhouse, and hydroponic growing. Almost identical in appearance to Italian Large Leaf. Leaves up to 4" long, sweet scent and flavor.
USDA Hardiness Zone
food, disease resistance, tender perennial