Dark Purple Opal Basil Seeds

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  • Organic
  • Annual plants
  • Plants grow to 14-20 inches
  • Non-GMO – Open Pollinated – High Germination Rate
  • Beautiful lilac flowers and dark purple leaves

Availability: 7 in stock

Beautiful lilac flowers with dark red stems. Excellent contrast with green basil. Spectacular as a garnish, in salads, or for adding color to basil vinegars. Very uniform, all purple Italian strain.

Learn to Grow Dark Purple Opal Basil

Start Indoors: 4 weeks before last frost

Gemination: 7-14 days

Plant Outdoors: 18” Apart in row

Instructions – Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil.

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