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Ocimum basilicum 'Siam Queen'

Basil
  • 'Siam Queen' Basil is an herb in the One Earth Edibles line.

A Thai basil with an attractive compact growth habit, green leaves and purple flowers. 'Siam Queen' is just the perfect seasoning for Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, a distinctive rich anise flavor with a hint of cinnamon as a base note.

Interesting Notes:

A fragrant edible ornamental.
Protect from frost. Prefers rich, moist and warm soil and appreciates a bit of compost or fertilizer. Pinch back to keep the plant bushy and full.


Height: 24-30 Inches

Spread: 20-24 Inches

USDA Zone: Annual

Color: Green


Attracts Wildlife:

  • Butterflies

Attributes:

  • Medicinal
  • Fragrant
  • Culinary
  • Container
  • Border or Bed

Combo Usage:

  • Filler (main structural)

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure:

  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Plays with others