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Herb Basil 'Rubin'

Herb Seeds
£2.20
SPP00381
In stock
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Quick overview

Vastly improved cultivar over Dark Opal. Beautiful deep purple basil has glossy leaves with wonderful basil aroma. Looks great in herb and flower gardens too. Used in salads, Italian dishes and ice-cream! x1 seed packet.

Vastly improved cultivar over Dark Opal. Beautiful deep purple basil has glossy leaves with wonderful basil aroma. Looks great in herb and flower gardens too. Used in salads, Italian dishes and ice-cream! x1 seed packet.

Plant Details

Grow:
March to June
Genus / Species:
Ocimum basilicum
Cultivar / Variety:
'Rubin'
Common Name:
Basil
Harvest Time:
Pick leaves from May
Height / Spread:
45cm/45cm
Type:
Annual
Scented:
Aromatic
Pollinator Friendly:
Yes

Preferred Conditions

Sow Depth:
0.5cm
Soil Type:
Well-drained, fertile
Where to Plant:
Start indoors, move seedlings to borders/herb gardens in April or sow direct from May.
Position:
Full Sun
Watering:
keep moist early on, not too wet
Care Tips:
Remove flowers to help produce fresh leaves for cooking but keep some for the bees please!

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