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Basil 'Holy'

200 seeds. 60-90 days. Ocimum sanctum. Annual.


Basil 'Holy' has a sweet and spicy flavor. Some say it is reminiscent of cloves. It is used in Thai and Indian cuisine. This open-pollinated basil is also used to make an aromatic tea for digestion. It is also known as Tulsi and Sacred Basil.


Height 16 inches.


Sowing Basil Seeds:


Sow basil indoors 6 weeks before the last frost date, 1/8 inch deep. Transplant 2 weeks after the last frost date. Or direct sow outside after there is no chance of frost. Thin to 10 inches apart. Full sun.


Photo courtesy of Diane's Flower Seeds

Basil 'Holy'

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