Basil, Dark Purple Opal

Basil, Dark Purple Opal

  • $3.00


Heirloom

  • 90 Days, 16-18"
  • AAS winner 1962, this basil was developed at the University of Connecticut in the 50’s
  • Bred for it’s beautiful appearance and culinary uses
  • Vibrant foliage is a deep lilac that shifts to a dark orchid in bright sunlight
  • Beautiful magenta flowers
  • This is a must have in any herbal or kitchen garden
  • Preserve in vinegar for the winter season to create a tangy and beautifully rose colored Opal Vinegar that is considered a gourmet ingredient in fine cooking

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