Red Basil – 300 Seeds (Free Postage)
Red Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
Different to the other basil varieties with its beautiful deep purple leaves, this variety is also slightly more pungent, delicious sprinkled over a fresh tomato salad or pizza.
Sow: March to May (indoors all year round in a well-lit location); seeds can be sown directly outdoors in June
Harvest: Summer long
Height: up to 35cm
Sow a few seeds per 5cm pot and cover. Position on a sunny windowsill. Once the seedling has sprouted and the plant has 4 small leaves repot to a 10-15 cm pot.
Germination should occur within 7 days and young leaves can be ready to harvest in 16 to 25 days
(approx. 300 seeds)