| Dark Opal Basil |
| Ocimum basilicum 'Dark Opal'|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Beverage/Aromatic/Industrial
|| Duration: Annual |
| When to Sow: Spring/Anytime
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
Dark purplish-bronze foliage. Excellent for seasoning, and for basil vinegar which turns a beautiful red colour. Former All-American award winner, famous for its pure dark purple foliage, but in recent years it has become about 25% green.