mint family Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflora

Thai basil Basil

This pretty basil has narrow green leaves and dark-red stems and flowers. The pleasant aroma gives a touch of cinnamon and anise. It is very popular in Asian cuisine. Height reaches up to 40 cm. The flowers are great for honey production!

Sow from mid-April into trays in a warm place. Transfer to a larger space at 5 ✕ 5 cm spacing. Transplant out into the field at a distance of 30 ✕ 30 cm after May 20. Sow into pots for balcony gardens. Harvest the young shoots continuously. Protection from frost is required.

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Sowing quantity 5 - 6 g/Are

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Amount
40860
Portion (ca. 50 plants)
3.95 CHF
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