Tulsi is part of routine worship and has a scientific background as the plants possess antimicrobial and antiviral properties and purify the air.
- Have a traditional value.
- Tulsi has medicinal property.
- Attractive purple color flowers.
- Krishna tulsi purifies the air.
Tulsi belongs to the Lamiaceae family. Tulsi has traditional as well as medicinal importance. Tulsi tastes good and provides gentle stimulation to the body, mind, and spirit. Tulsi is Purple leaf tulsi and is famous for its peppery, sharp, crisp taste.
|Plant Height||20 to 30 cm|
|Plant Spread||4 inch (10 cm)|
|Maximum Reachable Height||Up to 60 centimeters.|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow.|
Planting And Care
- The soil should be well-drained and fertile rich in oragnic content.
- Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
- Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch.
- Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy seasons.
- Keep the plant outdoor in natural bright light.
- Protect the plant from direct harsh sunlight as it can cause damage to the foliage.
- During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
- Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
- When a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.
- Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in its suitable climatic condition.
- Remove dead, infected or damaged plant parts and dispose them away from the planting area.
- Spray Neem, Eucalyptus or Citrus oil for any insect/pest attack, as a primary treatment.
- Easily grows in AC rooms but away from AC vents.
- Do not over-water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.