Thai Basil Seeds

Thai Basil Seeds, Ocimum basilicum
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This basil is often served as a condiment in Thai restaurants. It's also important in Thai red curry.

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SKU 4BASG
Thai Basil has an anise flavor, and is a staple of thai cooking.

The Basils are probably the most widely-used herbal group in the world, and no wonder. The delicious scent, and delightful taste makes this one a must-have in any herb garden. These seeds are the preferred culinary type, super-easy to grow.

When and Where to Plant: Select a sunny location and sow seed as soon as ground can be worked. For earlier crop start indoors. Makes attractive pot plant. Cultivate soil and enrich with vegetable food. Firm soil over seed.
Care: Keep soil moist and clean.
Harvesting: Cut stem just before flowers open, strip leaves and use fresh, or dry on tray in dark, airy place. Leaves may be frozen.

Associated SKUs
4BASG
4BASOZ (1 Ounce)
4BASQP (1/4 Pound)
4BASLB (1 Pound)
Common Name Thai Basil
Botanical Name Ocimum basilicum
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Seed Spacing 1 inch
Row Spacing 18 inches
Space After Thinning 6-8 inches
Days to Germination 14-18
Days to Harvest 80-90
Ways to Grow Containers, Ornamental Edibles, Small Gardens
In the Kitchen Drying
Ships As Seed
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Non-GMO Yes
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada Yes

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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