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Kapoor Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum, Holy basil - Plant

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Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ocimum sanctum, holy basil, or tulasi is an aromatic perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae which is native to the Indian subcontinent.

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Kapoor Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum, Holy basil Plant

Description for Kapoor Tulsi, Ocimum sanctum, Holy basil

Plant height: 5 - 9 inches (12 - 23 cm)
Plant spread: 4 - 6 inches (10 - 16 cm)

Ocimum tenuiflorum (synonym- Ocimum sanctum) is the scientific name of the Kapoor tulsi. Tulsi is a perennial, branched, fragrant, and erect herb having hair all over. Its leaves are nearly round and up to 5 cm long with the margin being entire or toothed. Flowers are rarerly longer than 5 mm, calyx tube bearded outside near base. Flower tube is hairy. The fruits are small and the seeds yellow to reddish in color.

Common name(s): Holy basil, Kapoor tulsi
Flower colours: Purple
Bloom time: September to March
Max reachable height: Up to 3 feet
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Planting and care

It is found growing naturally in moist soil nearly all over the globe. Kapoor is the best Holy Basil for temperate gardens. Acts like an annual, and is even known to self-seed in a temperate climate, which is quite unusual for basil.

Sunlight: Full sun, it can tolerate partial shade (At least 4 hours of sunlight per day)
Soil: Loamy and fertile soil with good drainage soil
Water: Medium
Temperature: 18 to 30 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer. Apply balanced liquid fertilizer once in every couple of weeks.

Caring for Kapoor Tulsi

  • Do not water regularly during rain.
  • Reduce watering in the winter to prevent diseases.
  • Remove the faded, wilted or discolored leaves to encourage the growth of new foliage.
  • Regular removal of old leaves and flower buds keep the plant healthy.

Harvesting

Harvest some holy basil leaves when the leaves become plentiful.

Typical uses of Kapoor Tulsi

Special features: Tulsi has antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, immune-stimulating and adaptogenic (stress removal) properties. It supports body’s natural defenses against germs, stress and disorders of various kinds.

Culinary use: Leaf

Ornamental use: Few gardeners prefer medicinal plants for fence. Holy basil also grows well in containers on a patio or in pots in a sunny window.

Medicinal use: Yes

References

  • http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-137105
  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Tulsi.html
  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/grow-holy-basil-41969.html

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5 / 5 Diam Polem 27 November 2019
Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??
4 / 5 Claire Montgomery 24 November 2019
How often I need to water it?
4 / 5 Shweta Manju Sharma 22 November 2019
IS this, an indoor plant ????
5 / 5 S Ponugoti 21 November 2019
It came well packed and is exactly how they show it
5 / 5 Leena Skaria 16 November 2019
Buy this just 2 weeks ago .and its growing very nice

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