Basil Green Ruffles

The rich green leaves of ‘Green Ruffles’ are sharply serrated, puckered and larger than those of the common sweet basil. In summer, the plant carries spikes of whorled, pale-pink flowers.

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Description

(Ocimum ‘Green Ruffles’)

The rich green leaves of ‘Green Ruffles’ are sharply serrated, puckered and larger than those of the common sweet basil. In summer, the plant carries spikes of whorled, pale-pink flowers.

Growing Tips

Choose a sunny site with well-drained soil, amend with well-rotted manure or compost.

Use

The leaves are equally fragrant and said to particularly enhance the flavour of tomato dishes. It tastes of sweet aniseed and mint. Perfect for salads.

Herb Attributes

Harvest Regularly, the more you harvest the more it will produce. If kept warm and harvested often you may even get 10 months worth of Basil leaves.
Position Part to Full Sun
Height 60cm
Width 40cm
Lifespan Annual