Green Leaf Tulsi Basil Herb, An Ancient Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Green Leaf Tulsi Basil Herb, An Ancient Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - There’s more than one reason that ‘Tulsi’ (or holy) basil—considered a sacred plant in the Hindu religion—has been widely cultivated for millennia. It boasts an enticing clove-like aroma, grows fast, tolerates frost well, and is reputed to combat stress and boost the immune system. This versatile herb can be eaten fresh, dried, or made into tea. The green-leafed plants have a bush growing habit. 70-90 days.

Characteristics: 

  • New for 2022
  • Enticing clove-like aroma
  • Annual plants
  • Plants will grow to 18-24 inches
  • Can be used fresh, dried, or made into tea
  • 50 seeds 

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors when soil is warm and the temperature does not drop below 65°F. Can also be started indoors 4-6 weeks before planting out. Make successive sowings for continuous summer supplies. Pinch back flower stalks as they appear to keep plants from bolting. Prefers rich well-drained soil. 

Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep

Germination: 5-30 Days 

Plant Outdoors Thin: 4-6" Apart

Light: Full Sun

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