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Temperate Holy Basil Seeds (Organic)

Temperate Holy Basil Seeds (Organic)

Great For Tea

Ocimum africanum

The plant is a bushy annual tea basil with small leaves, purple flowers, powerfully aromatic. This plant is of East African origin.

Traditional usage (Ayurveda): stress, anxiety, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, and dementia. Drinking tulsi tea in the morning is a fantastic way to get started. 

Packet contains 50 seeds

USDA Certified OrganicCertified by Oregon Tilth
$4.25
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Description

Ocimum africanum

The plant is a bushy annual tea basil with small leaves, purple flowers, powerfully aromatic. This plant is of East African origin.

Traditional usage (Ayurveda): stress, anxiety, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, and dementia. Drinking tulsi tea in the morning is a fantastic way to get started. 

Packet contains 50 seeds

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 5.0"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Does Not Require Support
  • Good for Drying

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Usage : Medicinal Plant
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Soil pH : 7.1 - 7.5
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun
Useful Plant Part : Leaves
Organic Certifier: Oregon Tilth

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Plant prefers full sun, fertile soil, and regular watering.

Planting & Growing: Sow in spring. Barely cover seed, tamping firmly and keeping evenly moist, warm and in the light until germination. Thin or transplant to 1 foot apart. Can be kept in pots.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvesting of leaves (beginning at 40 days) should be done throughout the season to encourage regrowth. Unless desiring to collect seed (at least 120 days after seeding), cut off flowers before forming as they will change taste of leaves. Dry, freeze or use harvest fresh.

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