Purple Basil


(Ocimum basilicum)

Growing Facts

Year-round growing season

At least 6 hours daily under full sun

Basil is a heat-loving plant

Moderate amount of water

Basil likes evenly moist soil


Plant it in a planter that is at least 2 gallons big and at least 8-10 inches deep

Plant the seeds about 1/4 inch deep and space it 10-12 inches apart

Fun Facts
Purple basil has a slight licorice taste
The best time to harvest purple basil is right before the flowers bud, the leaf changes flavor once the flowers form

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