BASIL HOLY RED TULSI - organic seeds
Ocimum tenuiflorumAnnual herb, purple green leaves.
Annual herb growing 30-60cm tall. Plants are upright with purple stems, slightly hairy aromatic green to purple oval shaped leaves and produce small white/mauve flowers in summer. Leaves have a slightly spicy flavour are commonly used as a flavouring in Thai cuisine. Is used to make a tea. Is sometimes grown as an ornamental. Fast growing. Traditionally used to repel insects. Also has medicinal uses. An important plant in numerous religions and cultures.
Also known as Sacred Basil, Tulasi and Tulsi.
Packet 60 seeds