Ocimum basilicum 'Queen of Siam'

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Basil, Thai (Annual)

USDA Hardiness Zone 9-11

Thai basil has slender, lush green, oval leaves with deep serrations on the edges and a more camporous aroma than sweet basil. Purplish flower buds and stems and carries anise overtones to its sweet basil scent.

Height

12-18 Inches

Spread

12-18 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

Known as Bai horapa in the east.

Bloom Time

summer

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Pinch initial center growth for fuller plant.

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Crafts
Fragrant
Containers
Culinary
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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