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Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)
Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)

Holy Basil Herb Seeds For Planting (Ocimum sanctum)

500 Seeds

$7.65

QUANTITY

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Grow a garden filled with Holy Basil herbs, from freshly harvested Ocimum sanctum herb seeds. Holy Basil is known to be a sacred herb to the Hindu people. Often referred to as "Tulsi," these herbs have been consumed to improve immune health. The leaves are Anise scented and can be used in tea, or as a potpourri. Holy Basil plants will mature to a height of roughly 18 to 20 inches tall, and can spread roughly 8 to 12 inches wide. The green, scented leaves are accented with small purple flowers at the tops of each plant. These herbs can begin to be harvested in roughly 90 days.


Holy Basil is categorized as an annual flowering herb. Annuals will grow quickly from freshly harvested Ocimum sanctum seeds, displaying their scented leaves and flowers through the summer months. The leaves can be harvested and allowed to regrow. If left outside with harsh frosts, the plants will then wilt and die. Seeds can be collected from these herbs if they are allowed to bolt in the late season.

  • Type: Herb
  • Season: Annual
  • Heirloom: Yes
  • Color: Lavender Blooms
  • Height: 18" - 20" Tall
  • Width: 8" to 12" Spread
  • Harvest: 90 Days
  • Uses: Medicinal / Culinary
  • Environment: Full sun

SOWING THE SEED

Holy Basil can be grown indoors or directly outdoors. If started indoors, sow in peat pots, 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost. Sow the seeds at a depth of 1/16” under topsoil so that direct light can reach them. Transplant or direct sow outdoors when the weather is warm and all danger of frost has passed. (Check "Germination and Growth" for additional spacing and growth habits)

GROWING CONDITIONS

Holy Basil will enjoy an area that receives full sunlight for the majority of the day, with temperatures of at least 65F or more. The soil should be rich in organic matter, but also well drained. To improve drainage, we recommend adding a light compost to any areas that consist of hard, compact soil. Water the seeds daily with a mist setting or other light water setting to avoid overwatering and/or disturbing the seeds.

GERMINATION & GROWTH

Your Basil will begin to show life within as little as 7 to 14 days after sowing. The plants will grow to a mature height of about 18 to 20 inches tall and can take up to 12 inches of width. Space each plant roughly 6 to 12 inches apart from one another. To promote the production of additional leaves, pluck the flower heads before the blooms open up. Cut the fresh leaves to add to an array of culinary dishes and pestos.

Front Side

Seed packets by Seed Needs are beautifully illustrated and provide a colorful depiction of the variety inside. We provide the common name, as well as the scientific name, seed quantity and a few specs about the variety to be grown.


Back Side

Each packet contains full growing instructions on the reverse side. Specifications on sowing the seed, growing conditions such as sunlight and moisture preferences and germination and growth information can be found as well. We also provide a QR to scan for easy reordering.

  • Always Non-GMO / Untreated.
  • Stored in a temperature controlled facility that's free of moisture.
  • Always packaged for the current and the following growing seasons.
  • True to the varieties advertised.
  • 99% pure seed with no added fillers.

  • Always Non-GMO / Untreated.
  • Stored in a temperature controlled facility that's free of moisture.
  • Always packaged for the current and the following growing seasons.
  • True to the varieties advertised.
  • 99% pure seed with no added fillers.

Always fresh and intended for the current and following growing seasons. Seeds are packaged in water resistant / tear resistant packaging.

Heirlooms are varieties that have been purposely bred, selected and passed down from generation to generation. They are wholesome picks that will breed true to the parent seed every time.

Seed Needs never knowingly purchases treated seeds products. We also do not treat any of our seed products with substances such as neonicotinoid or thyram.

Seed Needs promises to never knowingly purchase or supply genetically modified seed products. We take the Safe Seed Pledge!



A SEED COMPANY ON A MISSION FOR CHANGE

Seed Needs has been providing gardeners with quality seed products since 2010 and has shipped millions of packets to happy customers all over the US. We offer flowers, herbs, vegetables, vines, wildflower blends, seed packet collections and seed packet favors.


With the success of our brand, we have kept our promise to continually donate to different organizations and personally sponsor children all over the globe each and every month. We grew our sponsorships from just 1 child to over 100 children worldwide in only a few years. We would like to sincerely thank all who support us because it wouldn't be possible without you!


Check out our charitable contributions!

St. Jude Children's Hospital | ASPCA | Our Kids

A SEED COMPANY ON A
MISSION FOR CHANGE

Seed Needs has been providing gardeners with quality seed products since 2010 and has shipped millions of packets to happy customers all over the US. We offer flowers, herbs, vegetables, vines, wildflower blends, seed packet collections and seed packet favors.


With the success of our brand, we have kept our promise to continually donate to different organizations and personally sponsor children all over the globe each and every month. We grew our sponsorships from just 1 child to over 100 children worldwide in only a few years. We would like to sincerely thank all who support us because it wouldn't be possible without you!


Check out our charitable contributions!

St. Jude Children's Hospital | ASPCA | Our Kids

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