Ocimum tenuiflorum / Tulsi


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Ocimum tenuiflorum , Holy basil

Heirloom from India, Perennial above 0°C, producing small, fragrant pinky flowers with green leaves and purple stems. Holy basil should not be confused with ‘normal’ culinary basil but is well worth growing. It has a gorgeous scent and flavor and is commonly used in Thai cooking. Is said to have many herbal benefits and is used in Ayurvedic medicine where is it said to be the ‘elixir of life’.

Sowing instructions :
Sow Indoors: All year
Outdoors: Spring
Surface sowing – press seeds slightly into the soil
Germination Time: 1-2 Weeks

Plant profile:
Season: Annual
Height: –
Bloom Season: Summer
Environment: Sun/ Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich / Average/ Dry / Moist well-drained, pH 6.6-7.5

Additional information


0.1gr / approx 100+- seeds


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