Opal Basil Herb Plants produce smaller, tender leaves that have a hint of licorice. It can be used in dressings, vinegars, salads and desserts to add both color and flavor. Basil grows best in full sun locations with moist, well-drained soil. It can be grown indoors next to a south facing window. Indoor plants should be watered just as the potting mix starts to dry.
Basil Companion Plants: Peppers, Carrots, Chives
We grow our Opal Basil Plants organically and guarantee them to arrive alive and thriving!
When to harvest: When individual leaves are the desired size
Production Time: Multiply Pickings
Flower Color: Lavender
Foliage Color: Purple
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, Beneficial Insects
Garden Styles: Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Cottage Garden, English Garden, Indoor Garden, Pollinator Garden, Therapeutic Garden
Plant Used for: Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Edible, Healing and Medicinal, Natural Pest Control
Pet Friendly: Yes
Plant Type: Open-Pollinated
Sunlight: 6+ hours
Watering Needs: Consistently moist, but not waterlogged
Soil Properties: Well-drained
Tolerates: Sandy soil
Fertilizer: Every 3-4 weeks
Growing Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Rate this product:
Dorothy E on 5/2/2020 2:51:38 PM
Comment: Beautiful plants - perfect delivery. We are eating from the plants within days of planting
"Great Basil Opal Herbs"
Bernadette K on 5/29/2015 3:50:28 PM
Comment: Always perfect herb plants delivered!
"Good Opal Basil"
David S on 5/16/2014 7:35:28 PM
Comment: Plant arrived in good shape and as advertised, thanks for the good service and herb plants.
"Pretty and Healthy Opal Basil"
Frances G-G on 4/10/2014 7:59:57 AM
Comment: All the varieties of Basil that I purchased arrived healthy, happy and are thriving. Growing nicely in the garden. All plants are packed professionally and arrived with no damage whatsoever.
"Basil Opal Herb plant"
jeff b on 9/13/2013 3:34:17 PM
Comment: Came already with some purple on the plants. Very healthy and the fastest shipping hands down of any seed or plant distributor. I can say nothing but good things about GrowJoy .
"Beautiful Opal Basil"
ruben g on 7/1/2012 10:41:39 AM
Comment: Very fragrant Basil Opal Herb plants.
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