Holy Basil/Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)
Known as the “elixir of life” in Ayurvedic medicine used for countless therapeutic purposes. A flavorful, fragrant cooking herb with notes of clove, mint, anise and citrus. Loved by pollinators and an effective companion plant for tomatoes and peppers.
- 100 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 60-80 days
- Direct sow in full sun 1/4” deep after last frost or start indoors 5-6 weeks prior to last frost. Harden off seedlings before transplanting.
- Basil prefers well-drained soil.
- Space plants 8” apart; space rows 18-24” apart.