Holy Basil Tolasi Tulsi

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Holy Basil is a fragrant herb cultivated for both ornamental and therapeutic purposes. Considered a sacred plant in Hinduism and widely used in religious practices and ceremonies. Grow this ayurvedic herbs around your home to ward off negative energies!

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Product Code: PLANT-PR00079

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Fact Sheet and Plant Guide



Common name and scientific name

Holy Basil, Tulsi, Tolasi 圣罗勒 (Ocimum tenuiflorum, Ocimum sanctum)

Growth habit and size

A perennial herb grows up to 0.6m tall with woody stem at the bases. It has an erect growth form with many branches.  

Foliage, flower color, and texture

It has green or purple, smooth, broadly elliptical leaves with a slightly toothed leaf margin.
Small clusters of pink or white flowers are arranged in pairs along a spike-like, racemose inflorescence.  

Pot Size

Ø15cm x H11cm

Overall Height

25-35cm from the base of the pot

Sunlight requirements

Performs best in full sun or partial shade area that receive at least 6 hours of sunlight daily.

Watering needs

Require regular and frequent watering especially during a hot day.

Water thoroughly when the soil surface becomes dry.

Soil type and pH requirements

Grow best in well-drained, fertile soil.

Prefer slightly acidic soil with pH range between 6.5-7.5

Feeding and fertilizer needs

Feed with all-purpose organic fertilizer at least once a month to provide essential nutrients for healthy plant growth. It is also recommended to apply fertilizer after harvesting to rejuvenate the plant.

Disease and pest resistance

No serious pest or disease issues. Keep an eye out for slugs, snails, and powdery mildews.

Pruning requirements

Deadhead (or remove) withered flowers after flowering.
Trim the dried, overgrown, yellowish leaves and branches by using a pair of secateurs at least once a month.

*Photos for illustration only. Actual product may vary due to the nature of the product.

*Color of pot and size may vary and change subject to availability.


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