Basil- Liquorice

Ocimum basilicum


Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

$1.25
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Basil- Liquorice

Ocimum basilicum


  • Dark green leaves with purple accents
  • Strong aniseed flavour


Annual growing to 60cm. Tall open variety featuring dark green leaves with purple accents and purple stems. Strong aniseed liquorice flavour. Produces spikes of pale purple flowers on purple stems. Can be grown in containers. Can be used fresh or dried. Popular in Vietnamese & Thai cooking. Harvest leaves as required. 


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring and summer
Germination: 5-10 days @ 18-35°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Plant Height: 60cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 60 days to maturity
*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: D5-02)
Seeds per gram: 700 seeds


SKU D5-02
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Ocimum basilicum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 100 seeds
Seeds per gram: 700

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