Dark Purple Opal Basil

Latin Name:

Ocimum basilicum Dark Opal

Plant produces beautiful shiny deep purple leaves with pink flowers. Very fragrant and tasty with a strong pepper tasting basil flavor.

Pack of 50 seeds


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Fast Facts
  • Perfect for flower beds and pots
  • Companion plant for your tomato
  • Can be used fresh or dried and frozen


“Dark Opal” Basil is an attractive plant with dark purple, crinkled foliage and pink flowers. The perfumed scent and medium flavor is good with rice & pasta dishes, and used to flavor oils and vinegars.

Developed by John Scarchuk and Joseph Lent at the University of Connecticut in the 1950s.


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