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Red Rubin Basil Seeds

The best Red for vinegars and oils

Item # 00281-PK-P1
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Genus Ocimum
Species basilicum
Variety Red Rubin
Item Form (P) Pkt of 100 seeds
Days to Maturity 68
Fruit Color Purple
Habit Compact
Seeds Per Pack 100
Plant Height 12 in
Plant Width 8 in - 10 in
Additional Characteristics Edible, Bloom First Year, Needs Deadheading, Fragrance, Herbs, Cut-and-Come-Again, Pest Fighter, Pruning Recommended
Foliage Color Burgundy
Harvest Season Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Resistance Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant, Disease Resistant
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Cuisine, Containers, Ornamental, Foliage Interest

Review Summary
(Based on 1 Reviews)

3 star rating
Overall Rating: 3.0 / 5.0


3 star rating
Never Seen it fully Red
Paul from MI wrote on April 21, 2013

This is not a bad basil, but I have never seen the purple color shown in the picture. Mine are almost always a green and burgundy patchwork.