Basil- Thai Siam Queen

Ocimum americanum


Standard seed packet, 110 seeds

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Basil- Thai Siam Queen

Ocimum americanum


  • 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:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and summer
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 40cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Plant Height: 80cm
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


SKU E3-07
Botanical name: Ocimum americanum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 110 seeds
Seeds per gram: 650
Photo credits:

Photo by Ies / CC BY-SA 3.0 / cropped

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