DARK OPAL BASIL

Attractive, fragrant and easy to grow.
OCIMUM BASILICUM

DESCRIPTION

This deep purple colored basil (also called Opal Basil) is perfect in pesto, tossed in a salad, or preserved in oils and vinegar. With a slightly milder flavour, its deep purple colour with green veins making it a striking swap when recipes call for ordinary sweet basil! Perfect in pesto and pasta sauces, or preserved in oils and vinegar too.

REGION OF ORIGIN

UNITED STATES (CONNECTICUT)

PLANT CARE

  • Start harvesting leaves as soon as you see leaves with 1 -2 in size. Harvest as you go and leaves will grow back.
  • Once plant reaches maximum available height, snip main core to stop growth.