Siam Queen Thai Basil

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Quick Facts:

    • Authentic basil for Thai cuisine
    • Highly ornamental plants
    • Pick young shoots regularly
    • Vigorous
    • Perfect for soups and spicy cuisine

Siam Queen Thai Basil

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Description:

Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflora. Siam Queen Thai basil seeds are the authentic heirloom basil variety that is native to southeast Asia. Known as horapha in Thai, and húng quế in Vietnamese. Highly regarded for its distinctive, spicy flavour. Vigorous, highly ornamental plants with purple stalks and flowers that open to pink, providing a nice contrast to its dark green leaves. This variety is particularly productive in hot weather or in a greenhouse, and will thrive in the Okanagan and in southern Ontario. It performs well in containers, but don't let it dry out. Pick young shoots regularly to extend the harvest.

Siam Queen Thai Basil seeds produce plants that are perfect for soups, stir-fries, and spicy cuisine.

Size: SKU: Price: Availability: Quantity: Total:
0.5g (approx. 412 seeds) HR1018A $3.59 In stock $0.00
2g (approx. 1650 seeds) HR1018B $6.99 Unavailable Notify me when in stock
25g (approx. 20625 seeds) HR1018C $31.99 In stock $0.00
100g (approx. 82500 seeds) HR1018D $89.99 In stock $0.00
500g (approx. 412500 seeds) HR1018E $389.99 Unavailable Notify me when in stock
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Quick Facts:

    • Authentic basil for Thai cuisine
    • Highly ornamental plants
    • Pick young shoots regularly
    • Vigorous
    • Perfect for soups and spicy cuisine

How To Grow

Planting basil from seed is truly enjoyable. Seeds germinate slowly, a bit faster when heated from below, and basil enjoys hot weather and full sun. Be sure to try Thai basil, holy basil, and red rubin basil — each variety has its own characteristics. Follow along with this handy How to Grow Basil from Seed Guide  and grow some flavour.!