Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens 'Red Shiraz'
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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.
Purple Basil 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).
Also available in: Jekka's Basil Seed Collection.
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. Our seeds are hand packed into gassine bags, which are fully recyclable, compostable and biodegradable. These bags are then put into beautifully illustrated paper seed packets. Therefore, our environmental footprint is small.
Want to know more? You can read more about our sustainability approach to growing herbs in one of Jekka's Blogs. See also: