Thai Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
A fragrant, sweet-spicy variety with licorice notes used in Thai and Asian cuisines. This hardy heirloom is valued as a nutrient-dense culinary and medicinal herb. A powerful companion plant for peppers and tomatoes.
- 200 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 60-80 days
- Direct sow in full sun 1/4” deep after last frost or start indoors 5-6 weeks prior to last frost. Harden off seedlings before transplanting.
- Basil prefers well-drained soil.
- Space plants 8” apart; space rows 18-24” apart.