Please note, orders for potted plants will be shipped starting Late September.
Tulsi, Rama–Rama Tulsi, Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) potted plant, organic
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 10 to 12, otherwise grown as a summer annual 60 days to harvest, or a potted plant brought in for the winter
(Rama Tulsi*, Tulasi, Holy Basil) Perennial bush basil from India–the main type grown there. Purple stemmed with green leaves, sometimes tinted in purple, open form to 4 feet, flowers reddish purple. Highly aromatic plant, testing high in both eugenol and rosmarinic acid. Traditional usage (Ayurveda): stress, anxiety, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, and dementia. Drinking tulsi tea in the morning is a fantastic way to get started. Plant prefers warm, rich soil in sunny garden. Space 2 feet apart.
Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown