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Herb Basil Red


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Strong Flavor, Purple Color

Ocimum basilicum ‘Purpurascens’

A sweet basil with large, dark red to purple leaves. Blooms in summer. Grows 18-24” tall by 8-12” wide. Use fresh or dried.

Placement: Highly ornamental, this basil is great for the landscape, containers or herb garden!

Care: Full sun. Needs moist, well drained soil. Regular water use. Mulch around the base of the plant. Plant 6-8” apart. Zones 10-12.


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