Basil Dark Opal 100 Seeds

Ocimum basilicum

Attractive ornamental basil with fragrant, ruffled, purple leaves. On maturity will produce small but attractive pink flowers. The medium flavour is ideal for rice dishes and in basil vinegar for its red colouring. Approximately 10% of the plants have purple/green leaves and can show as a higher percentage of green seedlings under cool conditions. Parts used: leaves, raw or cooked, or seedling sprouts. Height 30-35cm.


  • Sow Moderate Climate: Sep-Feb
  • Sow Warm Climate: Aug-Jan
  • Sow Sub-Tropical Climate: Aug-Feb
  • Sow Tropical Climate: All Year Round
  • Sowing Method: Raise Seedlings or Sow Direct
  • Depth: 3mm
  • Plant Spacing: 25-40cm
  • Soil Temp: 20-25 °C
  • Emerge: 5-20 Days


SKU HBasDrkO100
Shipping Weight 0.1000kg
Unit Of Measure ea

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