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Finny's Purple ruffle basil Care Instructions
If sowing directly, sow at a depth of approx. 0.12 inches (0.3 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) between Basil plants.
Basil 'Purple Ruffles' 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 a great match for Basil 'Purple Ruffles'.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8b) is within the ideal range for Basil 'Purple Ruffles'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 10.
A soil ph of between 5.5 and 7.0 is ideal for Basil 'Purple Ruffles' as it does best in acidic to neutral soil so test your soil acidity often.
Basil 'Purple Ruffles' tends to be susceptible to Black Spot so keep a note of any developing symptoms.
More information about Purple ruffle basil is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Purple ruffle basil Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
10 Mar 2008
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