Purple basil has green leaves, dark red stems, bears purple flowers and has a basil taste with a hint of cinnamon.
Type – Purple
Plant group – Herbs
Seasonal – August, September, October, November, December
Uses – Herb, Pest prevention, Preserve
Plant 4mm deep in seedling trays, when 6cm high plant out into final spacing of 20x20cm in full sun.
Germination: 5 – 12 days at 15°-25° C
Care: Water medium & Fertilization medium.
Good companions: Tomatoes, Peppers, Melons.