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4603

Basil Sacred

  • Botanical Name: Ocimum sanctum

Also known as Holy Basil or Tulsi and for its uses in Hindu culture and Ayurvedic medicine. This is a green leafed strain with purple stems but darker leaved cultivars are also known. A common ingredient in Thai cuisine with a sweet aniseed flavour, it also makes a refreshing tea. Medicinally, it's used to aid digestion and support the immune system. Germinates best at higher temps than the Sweet Basil types.

Maturity 60-70 days from transplant.


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NZ $3.75
 
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INFORMATION

DURATION
Tender Perennial
OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION
22-25
DAYS TO GERMINATION
7-14
HEIGHT
30cm
DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS
10-15cm
WHEN TO SOW
2.3
NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET
750
PREFERRED GROWING METHOD

Transplant
BEST USE

Culinary/Medicinal

KEY to
WHEN TO SOW

1
EARLY
SPRING
2
LATE SPRING &
EARLY SUMMER
3
LATE SUMMER &
EARLY AUTUMN
   

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