Basil- Thai Siam Queen
- Annual 80cm
- Culinary herb
- Larger leaves that regular Thai Basil
Annual. Large and bushy variety growing to 80cm with fragrant green leaves and purple stems producing small red/purple flowers. Leaves have a strong flavour that is a mix between aniseed and basil and is very popular in Asian cuisine. Ideal for salads, noodle and rice dishes. Can be grown in containers. Can be used in potpourri. Very attractive variety; is sometimes grown as an ornamental. Plant is larger and produces bigger leaves than regular Thai Basil.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and summer|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/flowering:||70 days.|
|Care:||Pick regularly to encourage more growth. Keep well watered. Remove flower buds as soon as they appear for continued leaf growth. Protect from aphids, slugs and snails.|
(Product number: E3-07)
Seeds per gram: 650 seeds
|Botanical name:||Ocimum americanum|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||110 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||650|
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