Herb Description: A uniform and attractive Thai basil with a relatively strong clove-like flavor! Adds great taste to soups and various dishes! Medium green leaves grow up to 2” long and have an intense licorice-basil aroma. Deep red-purple flowers form in compact clusters, adding to this variety's decorative value. Does well in sun and shade, has average water needs and is great for growing in containers! Good bolt resistance. 70 days to harvest.
Herb Botanical Name: Ocimum thyrsiflora
Other Common Names: Thai Basil, Ornamental Basil 'Siam Queen'
Herb Duration: Annual
Days to Herb Maturity: 80
Herb Seeds Per Oz: 22700
Herb Height: 18” to 36”
Herb Spacing: 6” to 9”
Herb Planting: Sow seeds indoors before last frost, or direct sow seeds outside after last frost. Plant seeds just under soil surface, and water.
Herb Seed Saving: Allow seed heads to dry on plants; then remove heads, break them open, and collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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