Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflora
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!
|Quantity||Portion (40860) or 1 g (40861)|
|Seed need (g/Are)||5-6g|
|Thousand-seeds weight (TKW)||1.57 grams|
|Seeds per gram||781.3|
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.
|Sowing quantity 5 - 6 g/Are|