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Rama Tulsi Plant, Holy Basil, Ocimum sanctum (Green) - Plant

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Tulsi or Tulasi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) or Holy basil is a sacred plant in Hindu belief. Hindus regard it as an earthly manifestation of the goddess Tulsi, a consort of the god Vishnu. The offering of its leaves is mandatory in ritualistic worship of Vishnu and his forms like Krishna and Vithoba.

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About Rama Tulsi Plant

Sow seeds in early spring. 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.

Many Hindus have tulsi plants growing in front of or near their home, often in special pots or special small masonry structures. Traditionally, Tulsi is planted in the center of the central courtyard of Hindu houses. The pla

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Ajaka,Baranda, Basilic Indien,Brinda,Kala Tulsi, Kemangen, Krishna Tulasi, Tulsa, Manjari,Parnasa, Patrapuspha,Shyama Tulsi, Sri Tulasi, Suvasa Tulasi and Tulsi Patra.
Maximum Reachable Height 1.50 to 2 feet
Flower Colour Magenta
Bloom Time Throughout Year.Preferably early summer and late spring.
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

  • Basil is a tropical plant but it still dislikes direct sunlight. So, do not keep your basil plant at a spot where the sun is beating down.
  • Indirect sunlight is best for basil plants.
  • Every leaf has a growth bud, so removing old flower blossoms encourages the plant to make more flowers instead of using the energy to make seeds.
  • Clean away from around the base of the rosebushes any trimmed debris that can harbor disease and insects.
  • Rama Tulsi Plant care

    plant care may require a bit of effort, but the results are well worth the work. Not all plants are fragrant, but the most common and hardy do produce a sweet, carrying fragrance. Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area.

    Sunlight Full sun
    Watering Medium
    Soil Well-drained soil
    Temperature 36-40 degrees C
    Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

    Rama Tulsi Plant special feature

    As a seasoning herb in many vegetable and meat dishes, or as a key ingredient of pesto and other condiments.

    Rama Tulsi Plant uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose

    Medicinal Use:

    • Tulsi may cure fever, cold,cough and sore throat Tulsi may beat stress Tulsi may desolve kidney stone Tulsi may protect the heart as it has medicinal properties Tulsi may beat cancer Tulsi may help in quitting smoking Tulsi may beat stress Tulsi may reduce blood sugar level Tulsi may keep skin and hair healthy

    Culinary Use:

    • It is considered that consuming five leaves of tulsi on daily basis protects one from different types of diseases along with enhancement in memory power and intelligence
    • Consuming tulsi leave`s juice with water on empty stomach in the morning increases memory power and glow along with an enhanced digestive power
    • Tulsi tea is beneficial in several ways

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Can we give Tulsi plant to others?

    Tulsi is medicinal plant and offering tulsi plant to your beloved ones is best for their health.

    Does Tulsi plant need sunlight?

    Yes,Tulsi plant need at least 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight for growth and development.

    How Tulsi plant is useful?

    Tulsi is an air purifier plant. Tulsi is an aromatic medicinal plant which is used to treat many ailments in Ayurveda.

    Why my Tulsi plant is dying?

    The main reasons of dying tulsi plant is as follows 1. Over watering to tulsi plant. 2. No proper sunlight 3.Heavy infestation of Pest and Disease. 4. Over pinching or harvesting of leaves

    Which day to plant Tulsi at home?

    The best time and season for planting tulsi plant at home is in the month of April to June

    How to care Tulsi plant?

    Caring tips to grow Tulsi plant 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright sunlight is required. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    When to bring Tulsi plant at home?

    You can bring the plant whenever you want but the best time and season for planting tulsi plant at home is in the month of April to June

    How to keep Tulsi plant healthy?

    To keep tulsi plant healthy at your home consider following points. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright light is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    How to grow Tulsi plant indoor?

    To grow Tulsi plant indoor choose some indoor spots like windowsills can be used to grow plant if following requirements are met. 1. Sunlight- More than 6 hours of direct bright light is required. 2.Soil- Soil or potting mixture should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3.Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season(June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Where to keep Tulsi plant at home according to vastu?

    Tulsi can also be grown at the front or in the backyard of the home or It should be planted either in the north or north-east direction of the balcony or window.

    Can Tulsi plant grow without sunlight?

    No, Tulsi plant need at least 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight for better growth and development.

    Tulsi plant should be placed in which direction?

    Tulsi plant can be placed at the front or in the backyard of the home or It should be planted either in the north or north-east direction of the balcony or window.

    How to save Tulsi plant from dying in winter?

    Caring tips for Tulsi plant in winter season are as follows 1. Protect by keeping some barrier or keep it at mildly warm place. 2. Avoid over watering to Tulsi plant. 3. Provide 6 hours of natural direct bright sunlight 4. Avoid over pinching or harvesting of leaves.

    Does Tulsi plant release oxygen at night?

    Not enough study has been conducted to conclude that Tulsi plants give oxygen at night or not.

    When to water Tulsi plant?

    1. Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch and avoid over watering. 2. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

    Why Tulsi plant drying up?

    Reasons of drying tulsi plant 1. Improper water management 2. Lack of natural direct bright sunlight 3. Lack of nutrition 4. Improper pinching or harvesting of leaves.

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