Holy Basil, organic seeds
(Khao Prao. Tulsi) Ocium sanctum. This is the sacred basil which is grown around the Buddhist temples in Thailand. It is a beautiful little plant of rose-purple flowers on violet stems, about 30 cm tall. Its fragrance is wonderful and the taste potent. This plant is common in Thai cuisine. Small seeds. A portion contains about 400 seeds.
|Scientific name:||Ocimium sanctum|
|Botanic family:||The Mint Family - Lamiaceae|
SowingSow very shallowly indoors 6 weeks before setting out at 25 cm of mutual distance when the risk of frost is over and the soil has warmed up.
SpacingKeep 25 cm between plants and 30 cm between rows.
HarvestHarvest through the season, either leaf by leaf of by cutting down the entire plant one or a few times throughout the season.
A portion contains about 400 seeds.