Basil Holy (Sacred)


  • Ocimum tenuiflorum
  • Seed Packet contains approx 100 seeds.
  • Open Pollinated. Organically Grown Seed.

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Basil Holy

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.

When to Sow

Cool Climate: OCT – JAN (Heat Mat preferable)

Temperate: SEPT – FEB

Sub – Tropical: AUG – MAR

Tropical: ALL YEAR (bonus)

Arid: SEPT – MAR

  • Cut back to twin leaf as two new leaves will regrow for bushy plant

Spacing 30cm, great in pots.

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