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Basil 'Red Rubin'

Red Rubin Basil/Ocimum basilicum (Annual)

Wonderful aroma, intense purple foliage and sweet clove-like basil flavor. Used in oils, salads, pasta dishes and as an ornamental in the garden. Great compact habit.

Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Purple
Soil Moisture
Rich
Well-Drained
Attributes
Container
Container
Culinary
Fragrant
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
July - August
Additional Information about Basil 'Red Rubin'

Basil repels flying insects, have potted or cut basil on your outdoor dining table to enhance the ambience and eliminate the pests.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Basil 'Red Rubin'

Do not plant outside until well after the last chance of frost. Cut leaves and stems before bloom. Harvest when leaves are dry. Cut top 2 or 3 sets of leaves to promote bushy growth habit. But flower spikes as they appear.