Thai Basil, Thai Magic, organic seeds

Eco

Information

Is a very decorative and robust Thai-basil of mild, sweet flavour with a hint of anise. The leaves are about 7 cm, shiny green and juicy thick. The brilliant wine-red clusters of flowers are beautiful contrasts to the leaves, which are used both as herbs and enjoyed steamed or lightly poached as a side dish. Thai Magic grows 50-60 cm tall. A portion contains about 400 seeds.


 

Product number:K215
Scientific name:Ocimum basilicum
Botanic family:The Mint family - Lamiaceae
Organic:Yes
Lifespan:Annual
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Sowing time:Pre-cultivate: March–July
Sowing depth:0,2 cm
Plant spacing:25 cm
Row spacing:30 cm
Germination time:5–15 days
Height:50-60 cm
Plant location:Sun–Half shade
Harvest/blooming:June–September
Seeds/g:700 seeds
Other:Light germinating
Heirloom variety:No

Cultivation advice

Sowing

Sow very shallowly indoors 6 weeks before setting out at 25 cm of mutual distance when the risk of frost is over and the soil has warmed up.

Spacing

Keep 25 cm between plants and 30 cm between rows. 

Harvest

Harvest through the season, either leaf by leaf of by cutting down the entire plant one or a few times throughout the season. 

Seed

700 seeds/g.
A portion contains about 400 seeds.