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BASIL Deep Purple

Ocimum basilicum

Stock: Available


Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: Approx 100


A beautiful ornamental variety of basil has glossy leaves that keeps its purple vivid, purple colour throughout the whole season.

Growing uniformly to 30-40 cm Deep Purple looks outstanding in a mixed container or in the herb garden.

Adaptable to most well-drained soil in a protected sunny position with an adequate amount of water.

Tropical: Spring-summer-autumn 
Temperate: Spring to early autumn 
Cold: Spring to early autumn

Sow: 3mm deep
Best sown direct in growing position, thin to 20cm apart

Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 20cm
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 6 weeks

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