Tulsi, also know as Holy Basil or Sacred Basil, is a perennial plant in tropical climates and is grown as an annual in our garden. Used for thousands of years in India and SE Asia as a tea or tincture to treat a range health conditions, this beautiful plant is considered sacred in Hinduism, earning the name Holy Basil. Tusli is a wonderful companion plant and hums with pollinators when blooming.
We collected the parent seeds to our tulsi many years ago on a trip to Cambodia. We harvested the seeds from a plant near the temples of Ankor Wat in the city of Siem Reap. The leaves are green and the flowers range from dark to light purple.
(Approximately 100 seeds per packet)
Planting Instructions: sow 2 tiny seeds 1/4" deep 12" apart when danger of frost has passed in spring. Full sun.