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Basil Thai Large Leaf

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Large Leaf Thai Basil is a wonderfully aromatic, oriental herb useful in Thai cooking and dishes. Its subtle liquorice fragrance in traditional dishes such as curries, stir-fries, and salads creates a unique and unforgettable experience.

This gorgeous herb has beautiful purple-green leaves and a mild flavour. Grow indoors or outside but remember that basil likes warmth and sun. Basil Thai Large Leaf is an easy-to-grow plant that thrives in climates where temperatures remain above 10℃. With proper care, you can enjoy the sweet flavour of this herb all year long.

Seed Quantity 300 Seeds

Type Edible Herb

Genus Ocimum Basillicum

Sow Seeds Sow seeds 0.5cm deep into small trays of seed compost, and cover them with a sprinkling of seed compost/vermiculite.  Keep at a temperature of 15-25℃.  Alternatively, sow outside from late May to early July.  Prick out seedlings into individual pots when large enough.  Do not overwater. Basil hates sitting in wet compost

 Plant Out When all risk of frost has passed. Basil does not like wet soil. 

Flowers All Year Round

Height & Spread 40cm high x 30cm spread

    Large Thai basil leaves arranged on a surface
    A bowl filled with large Thai basil leaves next to a spoon
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