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Holy basil (Tulsi)

Holy basil (Tulsi)

SKU: HB001

Holy Basil, also known as Tulsi, is a herb that is commonly grown in India and other parts of Asia. It is known for its medicinal properties and is used in many traditional and spiritual remedies.

Here are some tips for caring for your Holy Basil plant:

Watering: Holy Basil prefers to be watered regularly, but not excessively. Water the plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid getting water on the leaves as it can lead to fungal diseases.

Light: Holy Basil prefers full sun or partial shade. It can be grown indoors if it receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day.

Soil: Holy Basil prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. It can be grown in containers or in the ground.

Fertilizer: Holy Basil benefits from regular fertilization with a balanced fertilizer. Apply fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season.

Pruning: Pinch off the top leaves regularly to encourage bushier growth. Harvest the leaves as needed, but be sure not to remove more than 1/3 of the plant at a time.

Pests and diseases: Holy Basil is susceptible to fungal diseases and pests such as aphids and whiteflies. Monitor the plant regularly and treat any problems promptly.

Overall, Holy Basil is a relatively easy plant to care for and can provide a bountiful harvest of fragrant leaves for use in cooking or for medicinal purposes.

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