Basil Seeds - Holy

Basil Seeds - Holy

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  • Also known as "hot basil" with its peppery taste
  • Tall, fast-growing annual
  • A fresh, peppery tasting basil!
  • Thrives in bright, sunny growing areas
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Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Peppery
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Medicinal, Tea
Growing Conditions Commercial, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Microgreens, Sauce/Paste
Plant Resistance Deer

About Basil Seeds - Holy

Ocimum tenuiflorum

Seed Type Open Pollinated Seed
Also known as Tulsi, Tulasi, Hot Basil

Also called Tulsi, Holy Basil is a wonderful variation on the traditional basil. Holy Basil has a variety of herbal and medical applications and is said to help alleviate stress and anxiety. When added to dishes, Holy Basil has a wonderful peppery taste.

Planting Information

Planting Basil Seeds - Holy

Planting Season Spring
Seed Prep Requires Light
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 10 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Basil Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Recommended Coverage
Packet Up to 30 Sq. Ft

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Companion Plants for Basil Seeds - Holy