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Basil Seeds (Organic) - Dark Opal

Basil Seeds (Organic) - Dark Opal

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $6.29
1 Ounce $34.69 ($34.69/ounce)
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  • Beautify your dishes and garden with this dark purple stunner
  • Annual, grows quickly, use in a salad or as a garnish!
  • Easy to grow, indoors or out
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Sweet Cloves; Licorice
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 (Organic) - Dark Opal

Ocimum basilicum

Seed Type Organic Seed

Organic 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. This organic basil is vital to any herb garden.

Planting Information

Planting Basil Seeds (Organic) - 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.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 353 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 20,000 Up to 150 Sq. Ft

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