Organic Basil ‘Thai’


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Soil Association Organic Logo          Ocimum Basilicum – 0.75g – Approx 600 seeds        

Thai Basil is typically grown as an annual  in the UK. It has a reddish stem and pointed green leaves. It grows to around 45cm in height.

It is commonly used as a vegetable in Thai, Vietnamese and Cambodian foods and is able to withstand high cooking temperatures without loosing its flavour.

Sow basil seeds indoors in trays or modules in early spring to early summer or direct sow from June. Sow successionally for a continuous harvest.

Seed Story

Basil is a member of the mint family. It is native to India and has been cultivated for 5000 years

There are many different varieties of basil – for a story about the history of basil please click here