Basil-Thai Red Stem

Basil-Thai Red Stem

Brand: Whitwam Organics
Item Number: 3290-01

Regular price $3.75 On Sale

Thai basil has a sweet anise, licorice-like flavor, with a hint of that familiar basil spiciness. It has small, narrow, leaves similar to lemon basil, with purple colored stems and flowers. Just like other basils, contains high levels of Vitamin K, and moderate levels of beta carotene, vitamin C, calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, copper, and omega-3 fatty acids. Makes an aromatic garnish for soups, sandwiches, salads, and is so delicious added to stir fries...or even used to make thai basil pesto!

Days to germination  8-14 days
Days to maturity 70-80 days
Life cycle Annual
Plant time Late Spring, Summer
Spacing 2-4"
Sun Full sun
Soil temperature minimum 70 degrees F
Optimum soil P.H 60-7.0
Height 24-30 in.
Harvest Pick leaves at any point during the growing season or snip leafy stems. Never cut into the woody parts of a stem because the plant will not re-sprout. 

Thai basil has a sweet anise, licorice-like flavor, with a hint of that familiar basil spiciness. It has small, narrow, leaves similar to lemon basil, with purple colored stems and flowers. Just like other basils, contains high levels of Vitamin K, and moderate levels of beta carotene, vitamin C, calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, manganese, copper, and omega-3 fatty acids. Makes an aromatic garnish for soups, sandwiches, salads, and is so delicious added to stir fries...or even used to make thai basil pesto!

Days to germination  8-14 days
Days to maturity 70-80 days
Life cycle Annual
Plant time Late Spring, Summer
Spacing 2-4"
Sun Full sun
Soil temperature minimum 70 degrees F
Optimum soil P.H 60-7.0
Height 24-30 in.
Harvest Pick leaves at any point during the growing season or snip leafy stems. Never cut into the woody parts of a stem because the plant will not re-sprout.