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BASIL Thai Siam Queen

Ocimum basilicum

Stock: Available


Family: Lamiaceae

Characteristics: Annual culinary herb

Seed per packet: 35


Fragrant and flavourful, this All-America Award Winning variety can be used in a wide range of Thai, Vietnamese and other ethnic cuisine. Its spicy, liquorice flavoured shoots and leaves are used in salads, soups and curries. Plant growth is fairly bushy with purple stems and flowers.

Adaptable to most well-drained soil in a protected sunny position with an adequate amount of water.

Tropical: Spring-summer-autumn
Temperate: Spring to early autumn
Spring to early autumn

Sow: 3mm deep
Best sown direct in growing position, thin to 20cm apart

Plant space: 20cm
Row Space:
6-10 days
6 weeks

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