Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens 'Red Shiraz'
LamiaceaeRegular price £2.50
Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens 'Red Shiraz', Purple Basil
Tender annual, Ht. 45cm, spread 30cm. Clusters of small pink/mauve tubular flowers. Dark purple, oval pointed leaves with a spicy warm flavour.
Herb seeds are available: A packet of seeds costs £2.50. There are approximately 175 herb seeds per packet (all of our herb seeds are untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants).
Jekka's "How to Grow Herbs" videos, includes Jekka's video on how to sow seeds for an informative step-by-step guide to seed sowing.
Growing indoors? Check out Jekka's blog on indoor herb gardening for some advice.
One of our three core roots is that we are Environmentally Conscious and for the past 30 years all the herbs grown at Jekka’s have been raised following sustainable, environmentally friendly and organic approaches resulting in a remarkable biodiversity at the herb farm.
Our herb seeds are also untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants.