Basil Purple Ruffles
Ocimum basilicum purpurascens 'Purple Ruffles'
How to care for Basil Purple Ruffles
Basil Purple Ruffles needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, CA.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
July 26th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Los Angeles is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
July 25th, 2021
Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 3.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.6 megajoules of energy per…
July 26th, 2021
This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 12.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 2.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.5 total hours of…
Basil Purple Ruffles may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Los Angeles, CA ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Basil Purple Ruffles thrive 🌿!
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Basil Purple Ruffles after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
July 24th, 2021
The growing potential in Los Angeles is high 📈.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…