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Basil, Petra Dark Red Organic

10 Seed Packets for $20!
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Short Description

Unique dark purple-red leaves.

Full Description

Interesting basil with large, glossy, dark purple-red leaves and mild, sweet taste. Upright, bushy plants with lavender-blue spikes. Certified Organic Seed.
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Item#: 61750A
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Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Days To Maturity The average number of days from when the plant is actively growing in the garden to the expected time of harvest.

40-60 days

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.


Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

14-18 inches

Additional Uses Additional ways in which the product may be used in the garden.

Container Plant, Easy Care, Fragrant

Sow Method This refers to whether the seed should be sown early indoors and the seedlings transplanted outside later, or if the seed should be sown directly in the garden at the recommended planting time.

Direct Sow

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Full Sun
Days To Maturity
40-60 days
Life Cycle
14-18 inches
Additional Uses
Container Plant, Easy Care, Fragrant
Sow Method
Direct Sow
Planting Time