Ocimum 'Rutgers Passion DMR'

Rutgers Passion DMR Sweet Basil

  • Tasty variety
  • Easy to grow

  • Category: Herbs
  • Hardiness Zone: 8-10
  • Height: 20-26 in
  • Spread: 12-15 in
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades

Developed at Rutgers, this new line of basils are resistant to Downey Mildew, a common issue with Basils! Passion  has a large cupped leaf and is sweet, similar to 'Genovese'. Very prolific and easy to grow.

Cut Flower/Foliage
Foliage Color
Sara's Superb Herbs
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Ocimum 'Rutgers Passion DMR'

Passion basil should be planted in the garden, in outdoor containers, and indoors on a sunny windowsill in the winter. It is said that companion planting with tomatoes and peppers enhance their growth.