Amethyst Basil

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Product: Amethyst Basil
Color: Purple

Amethyst Basil is the only purple Genovese-type basil. It has large, thick, turned down leaves. This almost-black basil is stunning in the garden. Basil likes moderately rich soil and full sun. Basil is not drought tolerant and can be damaged by heat stress. Regular moisture throughout the growing season helps to ensure a good

  • name: Ocimum basilicum ‘Amethyst’
  • annual
  • height 16-20″
  • spacing 8-20″ apart
  • full sun tolerant
  • average soil
  • uses in garden: as a border, great in containers, fragrant
  • use in salads, on sandwiches