Basil, Siam Queen

 
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Description

Thai Siam Queen Basil is is an improvement on an older variety, Thai basil. It has won awards for its flavor and growth habits. Siam Queen’s flavor and aroma are rich without being overpowering, perfect for Thai, Vietnamese, or Italian dishes, as it is reminiscent of both cinnamon and anise. It is also ornamental and easy to grow, with purple flower clusters on a compact plant.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Ocimum basilicum 'Siam Queen'
Plant Type:
Annual Herb
Care :
Grows best in fertile, moist but well drained soil. Do not over water, especially when young.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Upright, bushy habit.
Plant Height:
24-30 inches
Plant Width:
12-18 inches
Foliage:
Purple-tinted green, fragrant leaves.
Bloom:
Light purple flowers bloom in summer.
Zone:
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
Special Features:
  • Edible
  • Fragrant
  • Container Use
  • Cut/Dried Flower