Holy basil

Holy basil growing shrub‎ type of basil of genus Ocimum also known as Tulsi or Tulasi, Holy basil perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate, in temperate climate as annual plant

Leaves ovate with serrate edge, the color of the leaves green but sometime the leaves become purple. Holy basil aromatic and with strong taste.

Flower color purple, small flowers grow on inflorescence attract pollinators

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Holy basil
Holy basil plant
Holy basil leaves
Holy basil leaf
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Requirements for growing Holy basil:
Warm weather, prune

What is the best way to start growing Holy basil:
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction (stems)

Is it necessary use vegetative reproduction in Holy basil?
Not necessary but possible vegetative reproduction, unless you want specific subspecies

Difficulties/Problems with growing Holy basil:
Aggressive, in full sun there is too much flower what that make trim the leave a lot of work

When is the best time to plant a Holy basil plant:

Pests and diseases in Holy basil:

When is the best time to prune a Holy basil plant?
Autumn / beginning of the winter

How to prune a Holy basil:
recommend to thinning the inner branches

What is the size of a Holy basil?
0.3-2 m. 1-6.5 ft

Growth speed in Holy basil:
Fast growing

Holy basil Irrigation Water Management:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Holy basil:
Full Sun it's optimal for the plants and also to attract pollinator / Half Shade and Almost Full Shade recommend for bigger leaves and more leaves than flowers

It is possible to grow Holy basil indoor?

Growing Holy basil is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

How much water the plant needs: 
Plants sun exposure: 
Leaf color: 
Ornamental parts: 
Edible Parts: 

When does Holy basil bloom?
All year depend on the climate

General information about the flower:
Small purple flower that grow on inflorescence

Thinning / Deadheading of Holy basil Blossom:
For use the leaves should thinning the blossom but for pollinators it's not recommend

Pollination is done by:
Bees and much more pollinators

Flower color: 
Subspecies / Cultivar: 

Holy basil Krishna tulsi (tulasi) – Purple leaves

Holy basil Rama tulsi (tulasi) – Green leaves, purple stems

Holy basil Kapoor tulsi (tulasi) – Green leaves with purple edge

Holy basil Lakshmi tulasi (tulasi) - Green leaves 

Edible leaves: 

When to trim Holy basil leaves?
All year long, in the winter sometime the plant is week, depend in how much it's cold

How to trim Holy basil leaves?
It's doesn't matter

Information about Holy basil leaves:
plant. The leaves ovate with serrate edge, the color of the leaves green but sometime the leaves become purple

Uses of Holy basil leaves:
Pesto (will be a strong), Beverage, Religious

Vegetative Reproduction: 

How to make Vegetative Reproduction in Holy basil?
Stems, Cutting

The best time for vegetative reproduction in Holy basil:
Spring / Summer

How much time does it take to grow roots in vegetative reproduction?
1-3 weeks

What is the treatment for vegetative reproduction in Holy basil?
Moist, warm weather, shade, possible to put the stem in glass of watter

Grow from seeds: 

Sowing of Holy basil:
Sow this plant it's easy but it's more recommend to use in vegetative reproduction

Saving Holy basil seeds until sowing:
Room temperature, dry area

Sowing season of Holy basil:

Holy basil plant spacing:
1-3 cm, 0.5-1.2 inch, sowing direct 0.5-1 m,

How Deep Do You Plant A Holy basil Seed?
0.2-0.5  cm

Holy basil seeding conditions:
Moist the soil

Watering Holy basil Seeds:
Average amount of water

Holy basil germination time:
2-3 weeks, in Krishna tulasi 1-2 weeks

Condition of Holy basil sprout:
Full sun, moist soil