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Basil 'Thai'

Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflora
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$3.50

Typically available from early spring through mid-summer. Check with your local store for current availability.

Showy, purple flowers are framed by aromatic, purple-green foliage. Leaves have a spicy, licorice flavor. Great for salads, curries, soups or as an ornamental garnish.

Draw pollinators into your garden with pollinator-attracting plants.

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Characteristics

  • Size: 1'-2' tall, 8"-10" width
  • Days to Maturity: 75 Days
  • Productivity: 1"-3" Long Leaves
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate to High
  • Growth Habit: Upright

Green Thumb Guide

Plant in enriched garden soil 1-2 weeks after last frost. Leave 8"-10" of space between each plant. Fertilize when transplanting and again after first harvest. Water early morning or late evening. Harvest leaves as needed by pinching leaves off at the stem. For best flavor, pick early in the morning when leaves have their highest oil content. ebstone-organics-tomatoevegetablefood,michoacana-pot,ebstone-organics-raisedbedpottingmix,corona-174-comfort-trowel,bonide-captainjacksdeadbugbrew