(1 gallon) HOLY BASIL - Ocimum tenuiflorum, TULASI,(Tulsi)
Holy basil is an aromatic perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae. It is originally from India and is used in Ayurvedic medicine as an "adaptogen" to counter life's stresses. It is considered a sacred plant by the Hindus and is often planted around Hindu shrines. It is cultivated for religious and traditional medicine purposes, and for its essential oil. It is widely used as a herbal tea. Lots of Medicinal Uses, Holy basil is considered a powerful antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties. In Ayurvedic medicine, has been used to treat a variety of conditions.
Full / partial sun..
Attracts humming birds and butterflies.
Height 2 - 3 ft< Width 10 - 12 inches
Hardy in zone 7 - 11
Plants will be shipped semi-bare-root (with little soil) from December to April. As the plants are dormant (sleeping), it is perfectly safe to send them bare-root. Winter is the safest and the best time to ship plants.
This plant will be shipped in 2 - 7 days, Please email us ASAP if you want this plant to be shipped in spring.
Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.
We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.