Holy Kaprao Basil Seeds; Rama Tulsi Basil (Ocimum sanctum) 50+ Rare Medicinal Herb Seeds in FROZEN SEED CAPSULES for the Gardener & Rare Seeds Collector - Plant Seeds Now or Save Seeds for Years 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 Note: Holy Basil requires some light for germination, so sow more shallowly than other basils.

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Plant seeds 1/4" deep, 2-3 seeds per inch, in rows 18" apart. For an earlier start in spring, sow the seeds indoors in a greenhouse or on a sunny windowsill. Tulsi is a venerated plant and Hindus worship it in the morning and evening. Rama tulsi is an aromatic variety, smelling strongly of cloves.

Krishna Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

The name 'tulsi' connotes "the incomparable one". Sow Rama Tulsi seed in spring just beneath soil surface.

Sow seeds outdoors in late spring or early summer, when the temperature range around 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21 degrees Celsius).


Tulsi tea is made from the Ayurvedic herb tulsi, also called "holy basil." Despite this, it’s mellower in flavor than other varieties. Many people use Rama Tulsi leaves to make an after-meal tea, which aids digestion. Holy Tulsi Basil 3 Pack Seed Collection - 3 Varieties of Holy Basil Seeds - Vana, Rama, Krishna - FROZEN SEED CAPSULES The Very Best in Long-Term Seed Storage - Plant Seeds Now or Save Seeds for Years Firm the soil over the seeds. It is native to India where it is valued as an energizing yet calming beverage and sacred plant. This aroma intensifies upon crushing the leaves. Rama Tulsi and Krishna Tulsi The 'tulsi' plant or Indian basil is an important symbol in the Hindu religious tradition. Shyama Tulsi (Krishna Tulsi) Seeds The Tulsi with dark green or purple leaves and purple stem is called Shyama-Tulsi ("dark Tulsi") or Krishna-Tulsi. Pinch out tips to encourage bushiness and delay flowering (this can be used with all Ocimum species and is a useful technique to keep your culinary basil producing heaps of leaves). Thinning is not necessary, but a final spacing of 4-8" apart produces healthy, full plants. Rich, light, well-drained soil in full sun. Indian Name: Tulsi (also tulasī) Botanical Name: Ocimum tenuiflorum Family: Lamiaceae Parts Use: Leaves, Seed, Whole body Description Tulsi is native to India, where it often graces shrines and homes as an aromatic perennial shrub.