Seeds: Organic Herbs – “Sweet Thai Asian Basil” Variety

$3.95

  • Packet Size: 100 Seeds
  • Days to Maturity: 63 days
  • Sweet spicy flavour with licorice and clove overtones
  • Used in Thai and Vietnamese cooking
  • Compact plants grow to 45 cm
  • Organic seeds grown and harvested in Ontario
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Organic Asian Sweet-Thai-Basil Herb Seeds

Grown and harvested in Ontario, organic Asian Sweet-Thai-Basil Herb seeds take 63 days to reach maturity. Used in Thai and Vietnamese cooking this basil has a sweet spicy flavour with licorice and clove overtones. Ornamental plants have purple stems with large, bright green leaves and dark purple flowers that attract pollinators. Eat the leaves and the flowers. Compact plants grow to 45 cm and do very well in containers.

Planting Instructions

Direct seed outdoors in full sun after last frost date or start indoors 4-6 weeks before planting date. Sow seeds 1/2 cm deep, water lightly and keep warm. Germination takes 6-12 days. Space plants 10-15 cm apart in their final location. Final plant height is 50-60 cm. Basil does best in full sun but will tolerate light shade. It prefers moist, rich soil. Pinch growing tips back to encourage branching. Tender annual.


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Hawthorn Farm

Hawthorn Farm produces organic seeds for the Canadian climate. All seeds are non-GMO, non-hybrid, and open-pollinated from plants grown in Ontario, Canada.