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How to Grow Basil Indoors and Outdoors

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 2 min read

Fresh basil leaves are the sweet, peppery crown on most iconic Italian dishes, from pizza to pasta to the tangle of tomatoes and creamy mozzarella in a Caprese salad—and that king of sauces, herbaceous, olive oil-laced Genovese-style pesto.