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Characteristics: Annual culinary herb
Seed per packet: 30
The beauty and intensity of Red Rubin Basil makes it a perfect addition to your herb garden. This variety of basil produces large, smooth leaves and purple flowers. Red Rubin is said to be the easiest basil variety to start from seed. It produces a full, bushy plant that will grow to approximately 30 cm making it an ideal basil to grow in a container, it also makes a wonderful accent or border plant, adding colour and aroma.
Adaptable to most well-drained soil in a protected sunny position with an adequate amount of water.
Temperate: Spring to early autumn
Cold: Spring to early autumn
Sow: 3mm deep
Best sown direct in growing position, thin to 20cm apart
Plant space: 20cm
Row Space: 20cm
Germination: 6-10 days
Maturity: 6 weeks