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Hot - Basil Herb Plant

Hot - Basil Herb Plant
Hot - Basil Herb Plant
SKU: GR-HE-BASHT
Each 2.5-Inch Pot contains 1 plant
The 'Basil-Hot' Herb is fast becoming a favorite in the backyard garden, its purple stems and flowers being attractive, but its peppery, spicy, minty flavor adding a whole new dimension to everything from simple stir-fries to more complex dishes with pork or seafood. It is also called Thai Basil. Hot Basil is relatively fragile and will lose much of its punch after just a few days in the refrigerator. It is always best harvested fresh, with the next best option being to dry it, soaking the dry leaves in cold water to reconstitute it before use.
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Price: $6.25
Plant Features

Basil-Hot Herb Plant Care and Growing Information

  • Plant Spacing: 12-15 inches
  • Row Spacing: 18-24 inches
  • Sunlight required: Minimum 4 hours; midday sun is best.
  • Days to Harvest: 55-65
  • Ideal pH Level 6.0-6.5
  • Hardiness Zone: Annual

All our 'Hot' Basil Plants are organically grown and shipped in fine quality growing medium. They are guaranteed to arrive alive and ready to plant.

Plant Needs
Light Requirement: Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Fertilizer Needs: Every 4-5 Weeks
Happily Grows in Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Survives Winter in Zones: 9, 10, 11
Plant Characteristics
Days to Harvest: 55
Garden Height: 14-Inches
Mature Spread: 20-Inches
Foliage Color: Green
Attracts: Bees
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"Great place to order from"

Bernadette K on 5/29/2015 3:51:58 PM

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Comment: Always perfect Basil Hot Herb plants, thanks!

"Thai Basil"

Olga on 6/20/2014 10:04:22 AM

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Comment: Re-ordered the plant this year. It arrived in a great packaging, but some leaves had dark spots on them. Customer service promptly re-sent me another plant. Could not be happier!

"Basil-Hot Thai"

Olga on 6/6/2014 10:16:18 AM

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Comment: Ordered it a year ago. It arrived healthy and grew nicely during the summer while it was planted in the ground. I used it a lot during the summer. In the fall, i decided to re-plant it in a pot and take it inside, but unfortunately it did not survive re-planting. I loved the flavor so much that I'm re-ordering it now and will plant it in a pot.

"Great Herb"

Priscilla L on 12/6/2012 9:51:37 AM

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Comment: I was very impressed with the protective packing. The herb plant came in excellent condition! This plant doesn’t seem to be easily available, even online, so I was glad to find it at this reasonable price. I thought there might be more instructions with it, but I went ahead and watered it while keeping the plastic bag around the bottom of the container for a day or so, before transplanting it to a larger pot. I set it in front of a south window and it is doing very well. I enjoy this aromatic pl... More details

"herb garden"

monique on 7/28/2012 5:36:00 PM

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Comment: my new herbs arrived quickly and in great condition!

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