Basil – Holy Green


Ocimum sanctum

Also known as Sacred Basil, Tulasi and Tulsi. Tall 30 – 60cm plants Upright plants with slightly hairy aromatic green oval shaped leaves which produce white/mauve flowers in summer. Used in Thai cuisine, to make tea and as a ornamental. Fast growing with medicinal uses.

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approx. 650 s/g.

All true basils are annuals. Trim plants back when flower heads appear for prolonged growth. They require warm soils for germination, full sun, and fertile soil for vigorous growth. Use leaves raw or cooked, fresh, or dried.

Sow seed 5mm deep in well drained soil. Tropical Spring – Autumn; Temp. Spring – Early Autumn; Cold Spring – Early Autumn. Thin seeds to 20 cm apart in rows 20cm apart. Plants grow to approx. 45cm. Expect germination in 7 – 14 days at 23 degrees C. soil temperature. Plants mature in approx. 6 weeks.


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1 Pkt. (150 seeds)

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