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Basil - Red 'Velvet' Leaf

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Basil, Red Velvet Leaf
(100% Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO)

 

This Red Velvet Leaf Basil plant produces high yields of deed red-colored leaves that are very aromatic.  It will produce continuously all season long, and grows perfect in containers. 
 

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0.25 inches deep

10"-12"

apart

5-10 days

around 70

degrees

after last frost

Up to  2 feet tall

Up to 1 feet wide 1

What is Red Velvet Leaf Basil?

This variety of basil boasts unusual reddish-purple leaves and has a stronger flavor than most other types.  It is appealing in salads, and used often as a garnish. It's been known to repel mosquitoes too!  You can raise this type of basil indoors in a sunny window or outdoors in areas with warm summers. 

 

 

Health Benefits of Red Velvet Leaf Basil

Red Velvet Leaf Basil is packed with phyto-nutrients and health benefits.   Rub crushed leaves on your skin to repel mosquitoes.  It is a potent anti-oxidant with anti-inflammatory properties as well. This basil is an excellent source of iron and has been known to clear the mind and uplift the spirit. 

 



Ways to Consume Red Velvet Leaf Basil

Try Red Velvet Leaf Basil in your favorite salads, fruit jams, sauces, tea or paired with fresh fruit.  Garlic flavors pair beautifully with this basil also. 

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