Tulsi, a traditional medicinal herb, with its spicy and refreshing fragrance and tiny flowers make this a useful houseplant too. Tulsi grows as a perennial plant in areas with mild winter and as an annual in cold and temperate climates.
Reap the aromatic leaves of your Tulsi plant throughout the growing season as it is needed.
Place seeds on top of soil. Press them for good soil to seed contact and cover with 1cm of compost or soil. Water by misting keeping soil moist until germination in 1-2 weeks time.
Can be grown indoors, place in an area with bright light.
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil PH preference
Somewhat stronger than Sweet Basil - use sparingly!
Prevent a headache, sooth an ear infection or reduce blood sugar with basil!
It is generally pests and diseases free. However, when grown in poor conditions it might be attacked by some common pests like mealy bugs, aphids, spider mites and sometimes whiteflies. For treating pests use organic pesticide or insecticidal soap.