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Dark Opal Basil

The megalomaniac Basil


It will coat your salads and desserts with its beautiful purple colour and its peppery notes.

  • First harvest after one month.
  • Organic seeds from French seed companies
  • Biodegradable and repotable capsule.
  • Compatible with Lilo, Modulo and Nano.

Who are you Dark Opal Basil ?

Don't you think this Basil has a little Roman Emperor look to it with its beautiful purple colour? With its peppery flavour, but a little less vegetal than its green cousin, it will make its effect on your desserts and salads.

Technical specifications

  • Luminaire settings: Summer mode 14-16h
  • Plant type: Annual
  • Germination time: 2 to 5 days
  • Harvesting: begins 4-6 weeks after sowing
  • Harvest time: 6 to 9 weeks before Final Pesto
  • PreservationFreeze the washed and dried leaves whole or preserve them in olive oil

To help you grow your plants, download the mobile application Prêt à Pousser
and receive personalised growing advice throughout the life of your plants.

Gardener's tips

To harvest, cut off the main stem above the 2nd node. The flowers of your basil can make it taste bitter. Prune them if they appear.

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