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Basil Seeds - Dark Opal

Basil Seeds - Dark Opal

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.50
1 Ounce $18.99
1/4 Pound $41.99 45% Savings
1 Pound $119.99 ($7.49/ounce) 61% Savings
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  • Dark purple foliage offers culinary and ornamental delights
  • Annual, grows quickly, use in a salad or as a garnish!
  • Unique, purple foliage adds color and flare to your cooking
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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About

Features

Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Upright
Seeds per Packet 500 mg

Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Medicinal, Tea
Growing Conditions Commercial, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Microgreens, Sauce/Paste
Plant Resistance Deer

About Basil Seeds - Dark Opal

Ocimum basilicum

Seed Type Open Pollinated

"Dark Opal" Basil is an attractive plant with dark purple, crinkled foliage and pink flowers. The perfumed scent and medium flavor is good with rice & pasta dishes, and used to flavor oils and vinegars.

Planting Information

Planting Basil Seeds - Dark Opal

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 10 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Basil Planting Guide to learn more.

Coverage

Amount
Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce Up to 150 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound Up to 600 Sq. Ft
1 Pound Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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Companion Plants for Basil Seeds - Dark Opal

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