Heirloom. Purple Opal's striking red-purple leaves and stems add color to food as either a garnish or a seasoning, and colors vinegar red. Purple Opal's leaves have a sweet, anise-like flavor. The beautiful foliage and lavender flowers of this plant also make a wonderful addition to the ornamental garden.


Maturity: 75-90 days
Size: 12-24” height
Color: deep purple
Type: ornamental/culinary

Basil Opal Herb


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