Dark Opal Basil

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Product: Dark Opal Basil
Color: Purple

Dark Opal Basil is a beautiful upright, rounded basil that is mostly purple with random spots and splotches of green. It tastes delicious and makes a beautiful cut bouquet.

  • botanical name: Ocimum basilicum ‘Purpurascens’
  • annual
  • height 16-18″
  • spacing 12-18″ apart, in rows 12-18″ apart
  • full sun tolerant, partial shade
  • average soil
  • uses in garden: great in containers, cut foliage, fragrant
  • use in salads, on sandwiches, in dressings, and hearty soups