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Thai Basil Seeds

Product Size SKU Price Quantity
1 Ounce 4BASOZ

Price: $11.95

Sale: $10.76

1/4 Pound 4BASQP

Price: $23.95

Sale: $21.56

1 Pound 4BASLB

Price: $71.95

Sale: $64.76

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Quick Overview

This basil is often served as a condiment in Thai restaurants. It's also important in Thai red curry.
Thai Basil Seeds, Ocimum basilicum, Thai Basil
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Common Name Thai Basil
Botanical Name Ocimum basilicum
Light Requirements Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Planting Time Warm Season
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
Prohibited In N/A
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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.

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