Indian Holy Basil (Desi Tulsi) Seeds For Home gardening
About this item
- Number of Desi Tulsi seeds: 100 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Sowing season: Throughout the year
- Sowing method: Seedling transplant or Direct
- Seeds sowing depth: 0.5 cm or 1/4 inches
- Germination temperature: 21-25°C
- Germination Time: 7 to 14 days from sowing
- Harvest: 50-70 days
What size grow bag is best for Indian Basil?
Holy Basil Plant Growing Season In IndiaYou can grow Holy basil in any season throughout the year indoors. The best season for sowing Holy basil seeds are spring and summer when the soil is warm.
How To Grow Indian Holy Basil At HomeBasil seeds can be sown directly in pots or by transplanting. Basil seeds will germinate faster at 21-25°C temperature. Sow holy basil seeds in the seedling tray with a potting mix about 0.5 cm or 1/4 inch deep. Give light water through a watering sprayer. Keep the seedling tray in a spot; holy basil seeds will germinate within 7-14 days.
When seedlings are 6-8 inches in height at a time, transplant them into a big pot or grow bag and plant only 1-2 saplings per pot without disturbing their roots.
How To Fertilize Holy Basil PlantApply good organic fertilizer (such as vermicompost and cow manure) or slow-release fertilizer (like compost tea) to the Holy basil plant once a month.
Holy Basil Plant Care TipsWater – Give deep water once a week to your basil plants and make sure to give water to the base of the plant, avoiding showering the leaves and stems.
Soil – Use well-drained, moist soil (but not too moist) for better growth of basil plants.
Sunlight – Holy Basil plants need 6-8 hours of full sunlight.
Temperature – Ideal growing temperature for Holy basil plants is between 18-32°C (minimum temperature is 10°C).
Common Pests and Disease – Aphids, slugs, and whiteflies generally attack the basil plants, and basil is infected by some diseases like fusarium wilt, bacterial leaf spot, and root rot. If you are facing these problems, use organic pesticide neem oil.
Holy Basil Leaves Benefits
- Protect against vision loss/help for good vision
- Beneficial for wound healing
- Supporting weight loss
- Managing blood sugar levels
- Good for digestion
- Fight against cancer diseases
- Helpful in anxiety and depression
How To Harvest Holy Basil
- Continue harvesting every week or two throughout the season to encourage leaf growth.
- Cut the leaves when the basil plant is about 8-10 inches tall.
- Prune when you notice a mature basil plant starting to form flower buds if you do not cut basil flower buds, the plant will put all its energy into making seeds, and flowering changes the flavor of basil.
Holy Basil Plant Special Features
- Common name – Tulsi (तुलसी), Indian Holy basil
- Scientific name – Ocimum tenuiflorum
- Plant height – 1 meter (3.3 feet)
- Flower color - Purple or White
- Level of growing – Easy
Why are my Holy basil seeds not germinating?
Holy Basil seeds will not germinate because of improper growing conditions like not getting enough sunlight, sowing seeds too deep in the soil, overwatering, or under-watering.
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Item Weight : 12mg
Net Quantity: 100N
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Country of Origin: India
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