Scientific Name : Ocimum basilicum
Days to Maturity : 64 Days
Days to germination : 5-10 days
- Thai basil is sturdy and compact, growing up to 45 cm (1.48 ft), and has shiny green, slightly serrated, narrow leaves with a sweet, anise-like scent and hints of licorice, along with a slight spiciness lacking in sweet basil.
- Thai basil has a purple stem, and like other plants in the mint family
- Needs warm growing conditions. Aniseed in scent and flavour. A special basil used as a vegetable in curries and spicy dishes.