AnneTanne's Rode basilicum | Red basil | Ocimum basilicum 'Dark Opal' Care Instructions
If you would like to sow this plant directly, try 0.12 inches (0.3 cm) deep with a guideline distance of 0.5 inches (1.27 cm).
Basil 'Dark Opal' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 45.0 cm [imperial: 1.46 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Basil 'Dark Opal'.
Your garden has sand soil: planting in loam soil will ensure your plant thrives.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Dark Opal'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 11.
Try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.0 and 7.5 as Basil 'Dark Opal' likes to be in acidic to alkaline soil.
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