Herb Basil Red Rubin organic

One of the best red leafed basils available delivering large, smooth leaves on dense compact plants reaching no more than 12in. The shape and texture of the leaves are similar to large flat-leafed Italian types, and the intensity / aroma of the bite is superb.

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Herb Basil Red Rubin organic

Herb Basil Red Rubin organic. One of the best red leafed basils available delivering large, smooth leaves on dense compact plants reaching no more than 12in. The shape and texture of the leaves are similar to large flat-leafed Italian types, and the intensity / aroma of the bite is superb.

Cultivation Advice Herb Basil Red Rubin organic

Days to Germination: 7-21

Days To Harvest:  60

Planting Depth: 1/16-1/8 inch (not very deep)

Spacing, Row: 12-18 inches

Spacing, Plant: 8-10 inches

Light:  Full Sun (or Partial Shade)

  •  Sow in a location with full sun (or Partial Shade) outdoors after all danger of frost and when it is warm.  Basil can be planted outside from early-spring through mid-summer.
  • For earlier plants or out of season, start seeds indoors and set plants outside when it is warm, after all danger of frost.  Cover seed with 1/16 to 1/8 inch fine soil. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
  • Thin or transplant when at least 2 inches tall to approximately 8-10 inches apart.  Indoors, transplant seedlings to individual pots and set plants outside when it is warm and after all danger of frost.
  • Harvest leaves continually to encourage new growth.   Use pruned leaves or harvested plants fresh or dry them in a warm, airy place.
  • If you practice companion planting, plant basil near tomatoes and peppers to enhance their growth.