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Basil Holy Green Seeds

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Holy Basil Seeds by Piccolo seeds

Piccolo was born in 2012 with the intention of offering select seeds for urban gardens offering vegetables and plants specially designed for pot growing: compact, dwarf varieties, suitable for terrace garden spaces.

Holy basil, or Tulsi, is an aromatic perennial plant native to the Indian subcontinent that is cultivated widely throughout Southeast Asia for religious and traditional medicine purposes, such as in herbal teas in Ayurveda.

SEEDS 
125 seeds

NAME 
Basil

VARIETY 
Holy Green/Tulsi

SHORT DESCRIPTION 
An herb for all reasons.

PLANT SIZE 
Height 60 cm 
Width 60 cm

CONTAINER SIZE 
Height 20 cm 
Width 20 cm

COMPANION PLANT 
Coriander, mint, oregano, thyme, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants.

SOWING 
Indoor Feb-Mar 
Outdoor Apr-June

TIMING 
Germination 7-14 days 
Harvesting 40 days

SPACING 
When sowing 2-3 cm; Depth 0,5 cm 
When thinning 5-10 cm

GROWING 
Sunligth Full sun
Soil Well-drained, light and moist soil 
Watering Regular watering, anot overdone
Feeding Light feeder

CARING 
Expert tip As Tulsi plants are highly frost-sensitive, it can be grown as an annual in temperate climates as long as you wait until the last frost has passed in the spring before planting.

SUPPORTING 
Pollinators Attracts bees and butterflies and many insects species. 
Pests Caterpillars and aphids attack it

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