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Sweet basil
Purple ruffles basil
Basil Purple ruffles basil
Scientific Classification
Species: Ocimum basilicum
Plant Data
Min germination temp: 10°C (50°F)
Max germination temp: 15°C (59°F)
Germination time: 9 days
Time to transplanting: +30 days
Time to harvesting: +85 days
Mature height: 45cm (18in)
Mature spread: 30cm (12in)
Ideal pH range: 5.5 - 7.0
Sow depth: ⅓cm (⅛in)
Sow spacing: 1cm (½in)
Growing plant spacing: 25cm (9in)
Growing row spacing: 25cm (9in)
References: [1][2]

Purple ruffles basil is a cultivar of Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil). The dark purple leaves are used in pesto or as a garnish.[3] This attractive basil variety has won multiple awards for its beauty, flavor and ease of cultivation, including the Mississippi Medallion and All-American Selection awards.[4]

GrowingEdit

Main article: Basil

TroublesEdit

Full troubles list: Mint troubles

ReferencesEdit

  1. Basil 'Purple Ruffles'. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-09-02.
  2. Basil. myfolia. Retrieved: 2010-08-27.
  3. Purple Ruffles Basil. Veseys. Retrieved 2007-01-05.
  4. Norman Winter (April 15, 2004). Awards selection committee chooses Purple Ruffles basil. Mississippi Medalion Awards. Mississippi State University. Retrieved 2007-01-05.
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Basil varieties
O. americanum American basil · Lime basil
O. basilicum Cinnamon basil · Dark opal basil · Fino verde basil · Genovese basil · Lettuce leaf basil · Magical Michael · Mammoth basil · Mrs. Burns lemon basil · Nufar basil · Osmin purple basil · Purple ruffles basil · Red rubin basil · Spicy globe basil · Sweet basil · Thai basil
O. gratissimum African basil
O. tenuiflorum Holy basil
Hybrid basils African blue basil · Lemon basil

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