Deep coppery red leaves for ornamental use or as a herb. Some plants throw back to either a mottled or complete green leaf. Height 45cm. 450 plants Nothing tastes better than using your own home grown herbs in your cooking and salads. This basil is the perfect companion for tomatoes, pasta & pizzas. It should be added to cooking only minutes before use to retain strength. This variety would be ideal for adding to bruschetta for that extra special gourmet treat. WHEN TO SOW 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. 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. Shipping: Due to the current unfortunate COVID -19 circumstances, orders are currently being shipped within 7 - 10 days. Royal Mail are working very hard to keep the postal service operating. Thank you so much for supporting my business and I really appreciate your patience. Keep well and safe all. Sparkles and the Turtle.
Dark Opal Basil (Pack of 450 seeds)