Botanical Interests Packet
(Organic Heirloom) Known as the Queen of Herbs in India, Tulsi is considered to be sacred. The health-promoting properties of Holy Basil are said to help the body combat stress and other medical concerns. Plants are very fragrant. Make a delicious tea with a spicy clove, fruity, anise-like aroma by steeping the leaves; add the flowers to intensify the flavor. Grow indoor for a continuous supply of fresh leaves throughout the winter.
Approximate Seeds per Pkt: 140
Botanical Name: Ocimum tenuiflorum
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: Up to 24" tall and wide
Variety Information: This green-leaved, purplish-pink flowered tulsi basil has the aroma of bubble gum, with a spicy, fruity flavor. It is also known as kapoor or temperate tulsi, and has yet to be identified with a scientific name.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Attributes: Good for Containers
MFG Part Number: 6132(OG)