Red Rubin Basil (Ocimum basilicum purpurascens) A Basil with purple leaves and darker purple stems. Tastes nearly the same as any green Basil.
|Plant Type||Annuals, Herbs|
|Soil & Site||average|
|Flowers||small pink flowers|
|Leaves||purple to burgundy leaves with darker purple stems|
|Dimensions||1 to 2 feet tall|
|Cultivar Origin||A strain of Dark Opal Basil developed in Denmark prior to 1992.|
|Misc Facts||There is a trade off between culinary production and flower production. More leaves will be produced for harvest if the flowers are removed.|