Krishna Tulsi, Tulsi ( Black ) - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Grows best in full sun in moderately rich and well-drained soil kept well watered. Space large-leafed cultivars (such as Thai Magic ) 1 1/2 apart and mulch to retain moisture.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ocimum sanctum, holy basil,||Magenta||June to frost||1.50 to 2.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Large rose canes can be cut back by as much as two thirds, and smaller ones to within 6 to 12 inches of the ground.When you transplant your plants, be sure to dig a much bigger hole than you think you need and add plenty of organic matter such as compost or aged manure.
|Full Sun||well-drained soil||Medium||70-80 degrees F||Apply any organic fertilizer|
- Always wear safety goggles; branches can whip back when released.Start with pruning shears for smaller growth. Use loppers, which look like giant, long-handle shears, for growth that is more than half an inch thick. A small pruning saw is handy, as it cuts on both the push and the pull.Deadhead religiously and keep beds clean.
Special features: As a seasoning herb in many vegetable and meat dishes, or as a key ingredient of pesto and other condiments.
Culinary use: na
Ornamental use: na
Medicinal use: Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of tulsi (Ocimum Sanctum ) The plant Tulsi or Holy Basil (Botanical name Ocimum Sanctum ) belongs to family Lamiaceae. It is a tropical plant which grows as weed and also cultivated. Tulsi is worshipped by Hindus and is an important symbol of Hindu religion.