Basil Holy is also known as Tulsi or Sacred Basil. It is highly regarded in the Hindu religion with its sweet, anise-scented green leaves that grow 3-4 cm long on purple stems and is a common ingredient in Thai cuisine and hasmedicinal teas. This highly fragrant herb thrives in summer heat and can be grown in gardens or containers. In Tasmania it does best grown in hothouses or your warmest place in the garden. Useful to grow in pots so you can bring the pot inside when cold.
Sow – September to December. Needs bottom heat 21C minimum if started early. Sow outside no earlier than early November depending on soil temperatures (Cool Climate)
Spacing – 30cm, great in pots.