'Basil- Red Boza' seeds
- Annual 45cm
- Large purple leaves
- Pink flowers attract bees
A compact variety growing to 45cm with large, strongly aromatic blue-purple leaves. Leaves have a strong basil flavour and can be used fresh or dried; good for adding to salads, pasta dishes, rice dishes and basil vinegar. If left to flower the pink flower spikes will attract bees and beneficial insects and can be used as a cut flower. Suitable to grow in containers.
Seeds per gram: 675
Product code: B7-08
Best Months to Sow
Quick Sowing Guide
|Method||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|Season||Spring and summer|
|Germination||5-10 days @ 18-35°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle||Frost Tender Annual|
|Position||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days Until Maturity||80-100 days|
*Notes: Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Keep well watered. Remove flower buds as soon as they appear for continued leaf growth. Protect from aphids, slugs and snails.
How To Grow
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