Siam Queen Basil adds an entirely new and delicious level of seasoning to any dish. Ocimum basilcum This packet contains approx: 100 seeds ANNUAL Maturity date: This variety matures in 75 days. When: Sow Spring - Summer. Where to grow: In a rich well-drained site in full sun. Where to sow: Into trays for subsequent transplanting or after frosts sow direct where to grow. How: Sow seed in groups 30cm apart & cover with 1 cm of fine soil. Firm gently. Care: Keep seedbed or tray evenly moist during germination period. Germination period 7 - 10 days. General: Great container plant.