Plant Information

Red Rubin Basil

Red Rubin Basil
Grower Information

Common Name: Basil, Annual Herb
Spacing: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: This basil has a stronger flavor than sweet basil, and the reddish-purple leaves create a unique look in salads.
To dry, wait until the flowers begin to open, then cut clusters off and hang them upside down, turning periodically until dry.

Idea & Tips: Water as needed all season to keep soil evenly moist, keeping your eye out for the first sign of wilt.
Wilting is a sure sign that your basil needs water.
Feed with a vegetable fertilizer to ensure your bountiful harvest.
Available as organic.
Grower Information: This basil has a stronger flavor than sweet basil, and the reddish-purple leaves create a unique look in salads. All-America Selections Winner Red Rubin performs well in the garden and in containers, with the perfect combination of ornamental appeal and spicy flavor.