Green Leaf Thai Holy Basil

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Green Leaf Thai Holy Basil is a wonderful strongly scented herb with lavender flowers and beautiful slightly toothed, oval-shaped, petioled leaves. It has a mild licorice or anise smell, making it perfect for most Asian dishes. It is a highly valued ingredient for its wide medicinal "holy" properties in Hindu culture and in cultures across Southeastern Asia. Holy Basil is an integral ingredient in Thai Holy Basil Chicken (Pad Kra Pow Gai) and many favorite Thai dishes. Holy Basil grows 12-24 inch-tall subshrubs with hairy stems and 2-inch long blades. Excellent as a border plant or in pots and containers. 

Also Known As:  Holy Basil, Tulsi, Thulasi, 圣罗勒, Sacred Flower Basil, kraphao, กะเพรา, ម្រះព្រៅ, phat kaphrao

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Plant Name:
Thai Holy Basil, Green Leaf
Latin Name:
Ocimum sanctum (tenuiflorum)
Days to Germinate: 7-14
Days to Harvest: 35
Germination Rate: 94%
Test Date: 1/22
Growth Habit: Indeterminate
USDA Zones: 3-12
Lifespan: Annual
Country of Origin: United States
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
GMO: No
Pollination:
Heirloom, Open-Pollinated
Fungicide-Treated Seeds*: No
Seeds Packed For**: 2023

*Fungicide-treated seeds protect the seedlings from diseases until they are up and growing. Do not eat treated seeds.
**Seeds are freshly packed for the growing season of the year listed. Seeds are still viable beyond pack date. Store in a cool and dry location such as the refrigerator or basement to best preserve germination rates.

 

Planting Instructions:

Plant 1/4 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring in at least 70F temperature, well-draining soil. Seeds can be sown year-round in pots. Staking the plants can prevent them from collapsing in adverse weather. Pinch out leaves as you need them and remove flower heads to keep plants producing vigorous leaves.

Within-Row Spacing 12 inches
Between-Row Spacing 12-24 inches


Nutrition Facts:

 

Calories 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Potassium 16 mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.1 g 0%
Dietary fiber 0.1 g 0%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 0.2 g 0%
Vitamin A 85% Vitamin C 50%
Vitamin K
26% Iron 15%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 %
Potassium % Magnesium %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.