Thai Basil 九层塔 Potted Herbs

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Thai Basil is a delicious and nutritious herb that is easy-to-grow in your garden. It adds a unique flavor and pleasant aroma to your dishes and enhance the aesthetic appeal of your garden. Order now and adding fresh herbs to your diet!

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Product Code: PLANT-PRP00028

Tags:  Insect Repellent PlantsOutdoorEdible Plants

Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Thai Basil九层塔 (Ocimum basilicum)

Growth habit and size

A vigorous herb that grows up to 30-45cm and 30cm wide.

Foliage, flower color, and texture

The leaves are narrow, dark green with serrated edges. 
Produces spikes of white and pink-purple flowers on top of the reddish-purple stems.

Pot Size

Ø15cm x H11cm

Overall Height

25-35cm from the base of the pot

Sunlight requirements

Performs best in full sun or partial shade area that receive at least 6 hours of sunlight daily.

Watering needs

Require regular and frequent watering especially during a hot day.

Water thoroughly when the soil surface becomes dry.

Soil type and pH requirements

Grow best in well-drained, fertile soil.

Prefer slightly acidic soil with pH range between 6.5-7.5

Feeding and fertilizer needs

Feed with all-purpose organic fertilizer at least once a month to provide essential nutrients for healthy plant growth. It is also recommended to apply fertilizer after harvesting to rejuvenate the plant.

Disease and pest resistance

No serious pest or disease issues. Keep an eye out for slugs, snails, and powdery mildews.

Pruning requirements

Pinch the flowerheads as they appear to encourage bushy leaves growth.
Trim the dried, overgrown, yellowish leaves and branches by using a pair of secateurs at least once a month.

*Photos for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product.

*Color of pot and size may vary and change subject to availability.


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