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Basil - Purple Sacred Basil Seed Pack (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

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Basil - Purple Sacred Basil Seed Pack (Ocimum tenuiflorum)


Basil - Purple Sacred Basil Seed Pack (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

Basil - Purple Sacred Basil
Ocimum tenuiflorum

Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Beverage/Aromatic
Duration: Annual
When to Sow: Spring/Anytime
Ease of Germination: Easy

(Krishna tulsi) The true sacred basil grown in houses, gardens and near temples all over India. Mildy intoxicating clove-scented leaves are used in salads and other cold dishes. Attractive purple leaf form of sacred basil. This purple-leaf form is widely grown throughout India.

Note that much of what is sold as ‘sacred’ or ‘holy’ basil is actually spice basil (listed separately).

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