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Basil 'Dark Opal' seeds

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Basil 'Dark Opal'

Ocimum basilicum

With its striking dark-colored appearance, this fast-growing red basil is a must-have for any garden. Its slightly ruffled plants are mostly purple, with some green variegation.  The red leaves and purple flowers make for attractive garnishes and cut flowers. The flowers have an intense basil flavor that can be used in any recipe that calls for basil or to garnish drinks, salads, soups, pasta, and desserts.


Plant type: annual

Height: 24-30”

Site: full sun

Days to maturity: 75-85 days

Plant spacing: 9-12”

Pinch: when 8” tall 

Kids, Pets, and Deer Resistance: non-toxic, deer resistant

Indoor & Pots: grows well in large containers outside

Approx seeds per packet: 200

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