Week 38 – September 16, 2019

Plant Information

Red Rubin Basil

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ocimum basilicum

Common Name: Basil, Annual Herb

Spacing: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: This basil has a stronger flavor than sweet basil, and the reddish-purple leaves create a unique look in salads.
To dry, wait until the flowers begin to open, then cut clusters off and hang them upside down, turning periodically until dry.

Grower Information:

This basil has a stronger flavor than sweet basil, and the reddish-purple leaves create a unique look in salads. All-America Selections Winner Red Rubin performs well in the garden and in containers, with the perfect combination of ornamental appeal and spicy flavor.