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.
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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.