Ocimum basilicum 'Queen of Siam'
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.
Known as Bai horapa in the east.
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Pinch initial center growth for fuller plant.
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes & Uses
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)