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Dark Red Basil (Ocimum basilicum purpureum) Organic Seed
Organic Dark Red Basil Seeds
This variety of basil has a strong basil scent but very decorative also, with purple leaves setting off pale pink flowers.
Half hardy annual
Product Part Number: OH19
When to sow
When to Sow Dark Red Basil Seeds
March to June.
Where to Sow
Sow basil in pots or trays at 22° C. Cover seeds lightly with compost. Sow direct in growing site from mid June.
What to do Next
As soon as seedlings are large enough to handle, prick off into small pots. Transplant to growing site in June or into permanent containers. Thin direct sowings to 15cm apart.