Basil, Red Opal - uncover the Italian taste in red tint
Taste the sweet flavor of italian summer in every bite with Red Basil microgreens. These unique and colorful beauties boast both a vibrant purple-red hue on their leaves, as well as very light pink steams for an eye catching sight.Basil Red Opal is found in the Latin language as Ocimum basilicum and offers up an indulging sweet, basil taste with every bite. Be aware that these micro greens are pretty to look at - but they also require plenty of patience during the 3 week growing process!
Cultivation tips for Red Opal Basil:
Ensure success by avoiding pre-soaking the seeds, and place them in blackout darkness for 6-7 days until their stems reach at least 3cm tall. This will set up a secure environment where mold won't take hold - then let plenty of light and fertilizer do its job over another 14 growing days to get delicious results. Red Opal Basil's firs true leaves are serrated. We recommend this variety to hydroponic growers instead of classic Basil, Italian variety.
If you're looking for a superfood that packs an impressive nutritional punch, Basil microgreens have it all! Not only are they chock-full of protein and Vitamins E, A, K, B6 & C, but also Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Phosphorous and Potassium.
||Basil Red Opal|
|Seed Category:||Microgreens Seeds|
|Latin Name:||Ocimum basilicum|
|Seed count per gram:||700 seeds|
|Sow denisty 10x20 tray:||20 grams|
|Sprout in low temp.:||No|
|Blackout Time:||6-7 days|
|Total growing time:||20-21 days|
|Stem Color:||Light Pink|
|Leaves Color:||Purple-Red hue|
|Nutrition benefits:||A, B6, C, E, K, Ca, Fe, Mg, Zn|
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