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Basil 'Purple Ruffles'

100 seeds. 60-90 days. Ocimum basilicum purpurascens. Annual.


Basil 'Purple Ruffles' has gorgeous, dark purple, ruffled leaves with a mild spicy flavor that is somewhat like cinnamon and anise. This fancy basil was an All-American Selections winner in 1987 and is a cross between Green Ruffles and Dark Opal basil.


Height 20 inches.


Sowing Basil Seeds:


Sow basil indoors 6 weeks before the last frost date, 1/8 inch deep. Transplant 2 weeks after the last frost date. Or direct sow outside after there is no chance of frost. Thin to 10 inches apart. Full sun.

Basil 'Purple Ruffles'

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