'Crimson King' Basil Seeds

'Crimson King' Basil Seeds

Richer color, better leaf form, and greater vigor

Item # 00280-PK-P1
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Genus Ocimum
Species basilicum
Variety 'Crimson King'
Item Form (P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Days To Maturity 80
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 18 in
Plant Width 12 in
Additional Characteristics Easy Care Plants, Edible, Flower, Fragrance, Herbs, Pest Fighter
Foliage Color Purple
Harvest Season Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Mid Summer, Late Fall
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained, Dry
Resistance Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy, Clay
Uses Beds, Cuisine, Containers, Ornamental, Foliage Interest

Review Summary
(Based on 1 Reviews)

5 star rating
Overall Rating: 5.0 / 5.0


5 star rating
Pretty purple leaves, great flavor
Windowsill Gardener from NJ wrote on June 16, 2018

I'm growing these indoors in a sunny window and they are doing very well. They have a classic basil flavor and the purple color is very striking. Older leaves do begin to to turn a bit green, but I expected this, as I'm not growing the basil in ideal conditions (they only get about five hours of direct light). Overall, it has done better than any other purple basil variety I've tried to grow inside. Excellent germination rate.

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