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THUMBELINA is a purple basil suitable for sprouting and microgreen production. Very quick to produce cotyledons, THUMBELINA will be ready for harvest in 5-6 days from sowing. Highly aromatic and with mixed purple/green cotyledon colour, THUMBELINA provides a unique element to mixes.

Variety Features

Purple cotyledons
Dark purple stems
Distinct basil flavour

Agronomic Considerations


Disease Resistances


Market Segment

Microgreen market
Sprouting market
Only available as untreated seed

Harvest Period

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Pack Sizes

500G, 5KG, 10KG