Basil- Thai

Ocimum basilicum


Standard seed packet, 110 seeds

$1.25
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Basil- Thai

Ocimum basilicum


  • Annual 50cm
  • Culinary herb
  • Licorice flavour


Aromatic annual growing to 50cm. Keeps its flavour when cooked better than other standard varieties. Leaves are commonly used to flavour Asian dishes, as a condiment and in salads. Flavour has a hint of liquorice. Can be grown in containers.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 5-10 days @ 18-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 50cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 50 days
*Notes: 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: B4-02)
Seeds per gram: 980 seeds


SKU B4-02
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 110 seeds
Seeds per gram: 980
Photo credits:

Photo by Risacher / CC BY-SA 3.0

Photo by Minh T

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