Basil 'Red Rubin'

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Basil 'Red Rubin'

A large-leaf purple basil noted for its sweet aroma.

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(Ocimum basilicum LAMIACEAE)

A purple version of 'Italian Large Leaf' basil. Leaves are larger and more uniformly colored than 'Dark Opal' basil. Distinguished from other purple basils by its sweeter aroma and flavor.

Details:

Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Height:16 inches
Diameter:9 inches
Heirloom:no
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

Propagation / Germination:Germinates in 7 to 14 days at 70 F. Direct sow or transplant after last frost.
Spacing:12 to 16 inches
Sun:Full sun

Garden Medicinals offers over 220 varieties of medicinal and culinary herb seeds, roots, and select heirloom vegetable and ethnic flower seed. All seeds are non-gmo, open-pollinated and untreated. Most seeds are naturally grown and a few are certified organic. Our vegetable seeds do especially well in hot, humid climates where vegetable production can be difficult. Our herb selection also includes dormant root stock of ginger, ginseng, goldenseal, black cohosh, false unicorn, and wild yam.

Note: Medicinal uses of herbs mentioned in our store are not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please see a qualified medical practitioner for diagnosis if you have a health problem.


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