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Basil Thai Siam Queen


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Key ingredient in Thai cooking for its spicy cinnamon-aniseed aroma
    Large vigorous and bushy plant producing large green leaves with spicy cinnamon aniseed aroma. More intense flavour than sweet basil and a must have for Thai and Vietnamese curries, stir fries, soups and salads. Late flowering variety, resulting in higher yields.
  • Curries, stir fry, soups, salads
  • A taste of Asia
  • Exciting and delicious varieties
  • Plant Attributes

    • Position: Full Sun
    • Suitable Climate Zone(s):
      • Tropical
      • Subtropical
      • Arid
      • Temperate
      • Cool
    • Flowering Time(s): Spring, Summer
    • Plant Type: Edibles


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    How to use

    1. In a hot pan, add the oil and stir fry garlic and chilli until fragrant.
    2. Add pork and continue to stir fry on medium heat until almost ready.
    3. Keep stir frying and add pork stock as needed.
    4. Add oyster sauce, fish sauce, sugar.
    5 Increase heat to high and add fresh Thai basil. Keep stir frying for few seconds.
    6. Serve with white basmati rice and fried eggs.

    General Precautions

    Not suitable for children under 3 years of age, contains small parts. Adult supervision required.

    Sizes/Options Available

    250 Seeds

    General Retail Stockists

    Bunnings Warehouse and Independent Garden Retailers