DELIVERY INFO: We currently expect to deliver new orders for plants & veg patches within 7 days. Please see FAQs for further info.
African Blue Basil
Delicious and decorative
Not only a great culinary variety, this basil also is a beautiful garden plant, producing attractive dark purple veined leaves and tall fragrant blue-purple flower spikes. It’s one of the few basil varieties that is a perennial, meaning it will come back year after year.
ORDER NOW FOR DELIVERY IN SPRING 2020
Number of plants: 3
Variety: African Blue (organic*)
Great for protecting your tomatoes, chillies and aubergines!
Can be grown in: Pots are ideal for growing basil in. Find out more in our growing guide below.
In the kitchen: Pinch off small sprigs and add to salads, tomato dishes, sauces and vegetables.
Can be delivered from: Late April to July. These plants will arrive in 9cm pots.
When we deliver
We deliver these plants from late April through to July, although it’s a little dependent on the weather.
You can order from…
These plants are available to be ordered now and we’ll despatch them as soon as they are big enough to both handle the journey to your garden and handle life outside the poly tunnel.
Do I need to sign for them?
All our plant orders are dispatched with an overnight courier* to mainland UK and do not need to be signed for when they are delivered, but will be left somewhere safe. When placing your order, please let us know where you would like the plants left if you are not in when the courier delivers.
We will keep you posted
You will receive an email approximately a week before your order is dispatched and another on the day your plants are packed and leave us so you know to expect and prepare for their arrival.