} Thai Basil~Herb Seeds, Asian Vegetable

Thai Basil~Herb Seeds, Asian Vegetable

$ 1.95
SKU P17387S

 High Quality, Untreated, Open pollinated Garden Seeds.
Detailed Thai Basil Info: Ocimum basilicum. Also known as Bai Horopa, Rau Hung Que. Annual. 75 days. Zone 1-11. 21,000 seeds per oz. 12-18" height. 15-18" spacing. Produces a plant with licorice scented, pointed green leaves with maroon stems and spikes of purple flowers. The anise/licorice flavor of this variety compliments fish, tomato, or fruit based recipes! Especially popular in Italian or Thai dishes! Prefers full sun and regular watering! Leaves have a purple flush and stems are rose-colored. This variety is attractive to bees, butterflies, and/or birds!

Thai basil has lush, deep green leaves, purplish flower buds and stems and carries anise overtones to its sweet basil scent. It is added by the big handfuls in whole leaves, to green and red curries and spicy stir-fried dishes; sprigs of it regularly appear with other herbs on vegetable platters to be nibbled on with spicy salads and chilli dips

Beautiful in the garden or garnishing a plate, this pretty basil also delivers the distinct Thai anise/clove flavor. The leaves are bright green, with purple stems and blossoms. It is also known as Oriental or Asian basil.
  • Warm season annual
  • Approx. 200-400 seeds in packet. (A seed will vary in weight and size within a given seed lot. The number of seeds stated is only an estimate.)
  • 385,000 seed count per pound.
  • Maturity: Approx. 65 to 90 days
  • Planting season: Late spring/summer
  • Pure, organic, heirloom seeds
  • Grown and hand packed in the USA
  • Untreated, Non-GMO, Pesticide Free

If you've no room in the garden for extra plants, plant them in Container or hanging basket.
Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Sow seeds in late spring/summer after last frost in a warm, sunny location. Or start seeds inside 6 weeks before last frost date (or 8 weeks before expected transplanting date). Keep soil moist. Fertilize as needed.

Plants grow well in warm temperatures and can show cold damage if grown below 50°F. Harvest older leaves and pinch back flower buds for continuous leaf production.