Basil Ruby Red

Botanical Name: Ocimum basilicum

300 seeds
Availability: In stock
$4.70

Ruby Red's deep red foliage will add colour to salads, pasta and pizza, it has a mild aniseed-clove flavour. Visually stunning in the herb garden, but equally suitable for growing in pots on the windowsill.

 

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How To Grow

For direct sowing into the garden bed, sow in drills and thin to 12in (30cm) apart. Basil thrives in a rich, well drained soil and a warm, sheltered position. For potted or indoor growing, sow 0.25in (0.5cm) deep, preferably in separate peat pots to avoid root disturbance. Plant out from late October, spacing 12in (30cm) apart. Sow all year round to grow in pots on the windowsill.

When To Plant

All year round as required.

Harvest All year round as required.
Sow Spring, Summer
Soil Type fertile, well drained

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