Rama Tulsi, Tulsi ( Green) - Plant
Also known as Rama Tulsi ,Sri or Lakshmi tulasi, Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ocimum sanctum, the Green Leaf Tulsi is known for its cooling, mellower taste. his variety
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Ocimum suave||Green or purple||From 15th April to 15th June||75 â€“ 90 cm.||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Sow seeds outdoors in late spring or early summer, when the temperature range around 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius). For an earlier start in spring, sow the seeds indoors in a greenhouse or on a sunny windowsill.
|Full Sun||Well-drained soil||Medium||22Â°C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
- It is important to pinch tops of Tulasi plant when they are forming four or six pairs of leaves, this will make the plant grow bushier.
- Even the flower buds need to be removed when they appear. It grows more lush and full when seed production is prevented.
Special features: Tulsi has antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, immune-stimulating and adaptogenic (stress removal) properties. It supports bodyâ€™s natural defenses against germs, stress and disorders of various kinds.
Culinary use: leaves
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose
Medicinal use: Treatment of various diseases like-