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
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