Basil Dark Opal Herb | x 200 seeds
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Common Name: Basil Dark Opal
Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum
Life Cycle: Annual
Remarks: Attractive plant with dark purple crinkled foliage and pink flowers.
The perfumed scent and mild flavour goes well with rice dishes.
The purple colour remains not entirely true from seed, may have some green through plants.
Pick regularly to encourage prolific growth.
Plant Height: 70cm
Season: Spring + Summer
Sowing Depth + Method: 2mm, sow direct or raise seedlings
Position: Full Sun
Days until Germination: 7 - 14 days @ 18-35°C
Seed to Harvest: 80- 100 days
Approx. Number of Seeds: 200
Note: Orders to Western Australia are sent weekly as they require quarantine inspections upon arrival to WA
When to Sow in your climate
The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate