This Basil has a wonderful perfumed scent. It has a medium flavor that goes well with pasta & rice dishes. It is also used to flavor oils & vinegars. It is also a highly prized ornamental herb because it keeps its rich color all season long.
Common Name : DARK OPAL BASIL Purple Basilicum Herb
Flower Color : Magenta
Bloom Time : Throughout Year. Preferably early summer and late spring.
Difficulty Level : Easy to grow
Seeds Quantity : Approximately 50 seeds in a packet
Sunlight : Full sun
Watering : Medium
Soil : Well-drained soil
Temperature : 36-40 degrees C
Fertilizer : Apply any organic fertilizer
Sow seeds in early spring. Grows best in full sun in moderately rich and well-drained soil kept well watered. Space large-leafed cultivars (such as Thai Magic ) 1 1/2 apart and mulch to retain moisture. Basil is an aromatic herb known for its strong yet pleasant flavor. Basil is easily started from seeds or from cuttings. This makes growing basil very easy for gardeners. Basil is an aromatic herb that can be easily grown in a kitchen garden or in a container garden. Several varieties of Basil exist. Thai and Italian basil are quite popular.