Basil - Thai, Siam Queen
Description: Siam Queen is an improved Thai basil or tropical basil. Prized for both culinary use and ornamental plant quality. Highly aromatic with licorice basil aroma. The late flowering, mature plant reaches about 2 feet in height and width. In many Thai dishes, Thai basil is added last, just prior to serving for its fragrance and flavor.
Harvesting: Harvest throughout the season by pinching leaves. If you are growing Siam Queen basil to use in cooking, you should pinch off the buds before they flower.
Use: Commonly used in Thai cooking as well as Italian recipes.