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Red Rubin Basil

Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens 'Red Rubin'

Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens 'Red Rubin', Red Rubin Basil

Tender annual, Ht. 45cm, spread 30cm. Clusters of small pink/mauve tubular flowers in summer. Dark purple, oval pointed leaves that have a very spicy warm flavour.

For information on growing from herb seeds please see Jekkapedia.


Herb plants are available:
1 Litre costs £6.00 (other sizes available).

You can organise a Farm Collection on Wednesday between 10am and 3pm or at one of our Open Days . Please use our webform or email your list directly to us ( We no longer offer a mail order service for our herb plants. Although we no longer carry the organic certified symbol on the herb farm we follow organic and sustainable principles.

Please see our FAQ page and our Terms & Conditions for more information.


Approximately 160 herb seeds per packet (all of our herb seeds are untreated and can be used to grow organic herb plants).