Basil, Thai Holy Kaprao

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(Ocimum tenuiflorum) A bold and intense, authentic type of Thai basil that is difficult to find outside Asia. The delicate, slightly hairy leaves of this distinct variety are highly revered in Thailand for their piquant flavor. Its flavor notes of clove and black pepper make it much less sweet than the Thai Sweet basil, lending robust flavor to a multitude dishes.

    • Annual
    • 6-12 hours of Sun
    • Sprouts in 10-12 Days
    • Ideal Temperature: 70-85 Degrees F
    • Seed Depth: Surface Sow
    • Plant Spacing: 6-8"
    • Frost Hardy: No
    • Ocimum tenuiflorum

Growing Tips: Thrives in heat. May be sown in place in long-summer areas, or started indoors and set out after last-frost date of spring. Remove flower buds promptly to prolong harvest.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 75
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