This herb grows large Italian-type magenta-colored leaves—giving off a pungent clove spice with mild sweetness. This hybrid basil variety originated in Denmark and cultivated in 1992. With high contents of antioxidants, Red Rubin Basil is often used fresh or made into zesty vinegars or sauces such as purple basil pesto.
Delivery may take up to 3 days
Note: This product is a live plant, and because of this: sizes and plant appearance may vary slightly
Light Preference: Full Sun or half shade
Planting Instructions: Choose a sunny spot in a large pot or in the ground. Prepare the soil by adding compost or worm castings or organic plant food, dig a hole 2 times as big as the melon plant roots, apply mycorrhiza plant food in the hole, water the hole, insert the plant, press the soil around the plant, water the plant.
Shading the plant for a few days helps if it is showing signs of wilting.