Purple Basil - Ocimum basilicum 'Purpurescens'

An annual herb with deep purple serrated and curled foliage that gives an attractive colour addition to the herb garden or border. Great in Container. Still has the features of other Basil to be used in culinary dishes. Remove blooms to promote tender new growth.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Purple
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
12-24"
Spread: 
12-24"
Special Features: 
Edible
Growth Habits: 
Compact
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 9
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Prefers well drained soil. Plant out in spring after the risk of frost. Feed with an all purpose fertilizer through the growing season. Remove flower buds to promote foliage growth.

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