Laurel Farm Herbs, Moorland Barn, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 2QL
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Laurel Farm Herbs, Moorland Barn, Whiddon Down, Okehampton, Devon EX20 2QL
07905 518666 or 01647 400301 laurelfarmherbs@aol.com
African-Blue-Basil

Ocimum killmanscharicum X O basilicum purpurescens (African Blue Basil)

£6.50

A perennial basil.  Height approximately 30 inches

Purple flowers with Dark Green/Purple leaves. Flavour not unlike common basil.

Use to make a pesto.  Leaves can be added to salad or used to flavour tomato based dishes, pasta sauces, herb oils and vinegars.

Tender Perennial. Must be kept above 5 degrees C in winter. Take a cutting like a geranium cutting and have smaller ones indoors for the winter.

Bees and  beneficial insects love this!

2 litre pot 

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A perennial form of basil.  Height  approximately 30 inches

Purple flowers with Dark Green/Purple leaves. Flavour not unlike common basil.

Use to make a pesto.  Leaves can be added to salad or used to flavour tomato based dishes, pasta sauces, herb oils and vinegars.

Tender perennial.   Needs to be kept above 5 degrees C in winter.  Can easily take a cutting like a geranium to have a smaller plant indoors for the winter.

Bees and  beneficial insects love this!

2 litre pot 

1 review for Ocimum killmanscharicum X O basilicum purpurescens (African Blue Basil)

  1. :

    A lovely basil for pesto. Try making it with walnuts rather than pine nuts. Its just as tasty.

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