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Basil Dark Opal


Dark Opal Basil Seeds

Dark opal basil has beautiful deep coppery purple glossy leaves. These can make a stunning addition when picked and added to salads and has contrast to standard green basil. For micro salads, pick these at the seedling stage. As well as adding colour to salads, they look great when growing in your garden in flower beds.
Some plants throw back to either a mottled or complete green leaf. Height 45cm.

Product Part Number: 54201

Pack Size: 250 Seeds


Price : £1.67

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When to Sow Dark Opal Basil

March to June

Where to Sow

In pots or trays at 22°C cover lightly with compost. Sow direct in growing site from mid June. Germination time is around 7 days.

What to do next

As soon as seedlings are large enough to handle, prick off into small pots. Transplant to the growing site in June or into permanent containers, thin direct sowings to 15cm apart.