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BASIL DARK OPAL

Ocimum basilicum ‘Rubin’

This aromatic and highly decorative basil has beautiful ruffled foliage and small pink flowers. It is suitable for growing in pots or garden beds.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in rich soil and water and fertilise regularly. Pinch out tips to promote business. Protect from snails, frost and strong winds. Keep moist in dry weather.
  • Position: Full sun, Part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 30-35cm, 20cm
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Use: Fresh and dried leaves add colour and interest to a range of dishes including tomato, pesto, pasta, salads, vinegar and Vietnamese and Thai cuisine.
  • Companion Planting: Plant near capsicums, tomatoes and beans to enhance their growth. Attracts bees.
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots




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