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Purple Basil Starter Plants


Add some colour to your home garden with NuLeaf’s purple basil hydroponic starter plants. Save up to six weeks of grow time by visiting our vertical farm in South East Calgary, and choose from a range of herbs and leafy greens to raise from the comfort of home. Available year -round, our plants are pesticide-free and sustainable grown using 99% less water than traditional agriculture.

  • Fresh and flavorful purple basil
  • Less potency and sweetness than traditional sweet basil
  • Use in pesto’s, soups and a great match with garlic
  • Unique garnish
  • Grow’s and needs to be maintained similar to sweet basil varieties (keep away from the cold)
  • Pesticide free
  • Hydroponically-grown indoors in Calgary, Alberta
  • Available for local pick-up only (select location on checkout)

Available on backorder

Treat yourself to the freshest, highest-quality produce in Calgary!

  • Grown locally year-round
  • Carefully selected premium seeds​
  • Pesticide-free
  • Efficiently grown with minimal water and environmental impact
Grow Media

Hydroponic Plug (Can be potted directly into soil)

Maturity:  20-40 days

Height: 12-20 Inches (30-50 cm)

Spacing: 4-6 Inches (10-15 cm)

Light: Full Sun (Great performance under full spectrum LED grow lights)

Media Type: Hydroponic or soil- All NuLeaf starter plants are grown using flexiplugs in our hydroponic systems.  When transplanting plugs into soil, be sure to water plants daily and keep soil moist until plants root system is established.

pH Range: 5.8 to 6.5

Watering: Keep moist at all time

Fertilizing: Balanced fertilizer blend ideal for vegetative growth.

Nutrients: Nitrogen= High, Phosphorus = Moderate, Potassium = Moderate, Calcium= High, Magnesium= High