FRAGRANT BASIL RED Ocimum basilicum purpurascens 50 fresh seeds

Oreshka seeds
Red Ruby Basil (Ocimum basilicum 'purpurascens').

This basil variety is an improved Dark Opal variety native to India. The perfect combination of visual appeal and intense, spicy aroma. Red Ruby is the best of the red leaf basils. Short internodes, beautiful, bright foliage and wonderful aroma make it a welcome guest in any sunny place in the garden.

The leaves are smooth, flat, large, 7-10 cm in length. They grow profusely on small, squat plants up to 30 cm in height and 20-25 cm in diameter. The shape and texture of the leaves will remind you of Italian herbs, and the intensity of the flavor will confirm the reputation of the variety. The plant is so cute that it is perfect for decorative pot growing.

Sowing in spring using seedlings. Growing in pots gives good results. Water your basil once a week and mulch the soil around the plants. Prune as necessary to achieve compact bushes. Remove flowers to achieve lush foliage.
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