Purple Ruffles Basil Seeds
Purple Ruffles basil
is treasured for its dark purple ruffled leaves and licorice, cinnamon flavor.
is known to be temperamental. It does not like wet weather or hot weather so growing it can be a challenge. Purple Ruffles Basil
can grow in shadier areas than sweet basil but still needs about 3 hours of sun per day. However, it is certainly worth the challenge when fully grown the dark satin leaves and ruffled edges makes it a beautiful plant, perfect for the ornamental and culinary garden. The hard work of growing this basil
rewards you with the best basil
flavor and amazing color.
grows about 1 1/2 feet high. The scent and flavor are slightly different from sweet basil
with more licorice and cinnamon flavor. This basil
is annual like sweet basil
so the flowers must be pinched off to keep leaf production going.
Purple Ruffles Basil
is at its best when shown off fresh in salads, particularly Italian Caprese Salad with fresh mozzarella and tomatoes with good fruity extra-virgin olive oil and a high quality balsamic vinegar.
As with all basils
, you can also use this basil in the garden as a natural insecticide to repel aphids, mites, and tomato horn worms.
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