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