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Rosie Red Basil

  • 400


{ ocimum basilicum purpureum }

Rosie Red basil is an herb with unusual reddish purple leaves with tall purple stalks and light purple flowers. This is a very productive basil that grows vigorously and holds it colour well. It has a stronger flavor than sweet basil, making it appealing for salads and garnishes.

50+ red basil seeds.

{ planting instructions }

Surface sow on warm, moist soil. Direct sow or transplant in early spring past chance of frost. Pinch off flower heads to keep plants productive. Moderate water. Full Sun.

75 days.
85% germination rate.

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A great article about Basil varieties from You Grow Girl: www.yougrowgirl.com/2005/04/06/basil-variety-is-the-spice-of-life/

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