Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum ‘Purpureum’
Red Basil is an annual herb with dark leaves that stay true to colour.
This is the best flavoured of the dark-leafed Basils, and adds colour and flavour to salads. Ideal as a garnish.
Growing Red Basil
Best grown in full sun or a partly shaded position.
Protect plants from frost.
Grows 40cm high x 40cm wide.