Plants ordered today will be shipped in Spring 2023.
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
Please note: We performed chromatographic analysis of the Amrita and the Rama cultivar and found them to be virtually identical. This plant and its seeds are now sold by us under the adage “Rama Tulsi.”
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