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Mellifera Botanicals

Basil, Purple Ruffles

Basil, Purple Ruffles

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250+ ‘Purple Ruffles’ Basil Seeds

Ocimum basilicum

Non-GMO, Heirloom, Open Pollinated

The Purple Ruffles Basil is an All-America Selections Winner and is known for its deep, dark purple ornate leaves. This basil grows to 18-24” tall. It is beautiful and edible; packed with antioxidants and flavors reminiscent of licorice and cinnamon this herb is a delight in salads, dressings, pastas, drinks and more.

Seeds will germinate best at 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit. Sow in a greenhouse, on a seed heat mat, and keep moist. Alternatively, you can start your seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before transplanting (after danger of frost). Also grows well as an indoor plant.
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Season: Warm Weather
  • Light: Full Sun, 6+ hours
  • Seed Depth: 1/4”
  • Germination Time: 5-10 days
  • Germination Rate: 78%
  • Plant Spacing: 12-15”
  • Days to Maturity: 85
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-12

All varieties are guaranteed to be authentic and grow true to type.

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Shipping & Returns

Orders are shipped out every week.

Returns are accepted for unopened items, within 24 days of delivery

We cannot accept returns on perishable products.

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