Native to southeast Asia this is a type of sweet basil found in the delicious cuisine of Thailand. It has a clove-licorice flavor with a hint of citrus and holds up well when cooked. The plant grows to 12-18" and has colorful purple stems and blooms. 100 seeds
Germination: 5-10 days
Seed Planting Depth: Lightly cover
Seeding Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-70 degrees soil temperatures.Transplant 6-12" apart. Sow outdoors in the late spring when soil warms to 70 degrees. Thin to 4-12" apart , less space apart for baby sized basil and more for mature plants.
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: Fertile, moist soil
Uses: Culinary, medicinal, attracts bees and beneficials.