Basil comes in many varieties and adds flavor to your meals. The Thai basil plants, also known as East Asian basil or basil provides dishes that need strong herbs, such as Hindus or Tai flavor.
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- Plant the seeds of Thai basil plants in containers that are not deep inside, if you do it out must be after it has passed the danger of frost and the night temperature stays above 50 ° Fahrenheit (10 ° Celsius).
- Scatter seeds thinly and cover with 1/8 inch (0.2 cm) of rich soil. Rows spaced about 12 to 18 inches (30 to 40 cm) apart.
- Keep your basil Tai exposed to the sun at all times, if possible, or at least 4-6 hours daily. Germination occurs within 1-2 weeks after planting the seeds.
- Move plants inside out when they reach a height of 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.5 cm). Place the seedlings at a distance of 8 to 10 inches (20-25 cm), because the root system is very vigorous.
- Remove the leaves in the top of the stem rather than one by one. Cut the leaves into the intersection to encourage others to grow.
- Rinse the freshly cut under cool water and pat dry them leaves. Add the Thai basil plants and salad recipes, Indian and Italian, soups, stir-fry and other meals.