Jekka's: African Blue Basil
African Blue Basil

Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens x kilimandscharicum


Ocimum basilicum var. purpurascens x kilimandscharicum, African Blue Basil

Tender evergreen perennial, Ht. up to 70cm, spread 40cm. Clusters of small pink/mauve tubular flowers. Dark purple, hairy, oval pointed leaves with a camphor scent.

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Herb plants are available: A 2 Litre herb plant costs £9.50 (other sizes available).

For herb plants, you can organise a Farm Collection , preferably on Wednesday, between 10am and 3pm, at one of our Open Days or during a Herb Experience. Please use our webform or email your list directly to us ( We no longer offer a mail order service for our herb plants.