Basil- Purple Dark Opal

Basil- Purple Dark Opal

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Gorgeous purple color and excellent basil flavor, dark opal basil is a great choice for cooking and garnishing!

To start inside, plant purple basil seeds 1/4 inch deep in starting mix. Transplant 10" apart after all danger of frost has passed. To start outside, plant dark opal basil in late spring when danger of frost is passed. Thin to 10" apart. Great for both containers and gardens! Very frost sensitive.


  • Lifecycle: annual
  • Time to Maturity: about 2 1/2 months
  • Sun Requirement: sun
  • Spacing: 8" apart
  • Depth: 1/4 inch
  • 505-515 Purple Basil Seeds Per Packet 
  • Bloom Season: n/a
  • Height: 12-18"
  • Uses: edible, dried, container, indoor/outdoor
  • Low Maintenance : n/a
  • Seeds/Oz: 14000
  • Ideal Germination Temperature: 60F
  • Sowing Method: Transplant