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Thai Basil - Seeds
Nicknamed 'The Sexy Basil' Thai Basil is the secret x-factor for curries. Popular in Vietnamese, Lao and Cambodian cooking. Especially popular in Thai green and red curries. Thai Basil leaves retain their flavour at higher temperatures than the sweet basil variety. Grows well indoors provided extra light is provided (grow light recommended). Outdoors prefers a position that gets part sun, part shade during the day.
About this herb
Sow depth: Medium, 5mm.
Germination in: 5 to 10 days.
Mature in: 8 weeks.
When to sow: Indoors - All year round, grow light likely needed. Outdoors - North and South Island: Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Tips: Pick frequently for a continuous supply. Leaves can be dried for use later or used fresh.
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