Plant height: 5 – 9 inches
Tulsi is a branched, fragrant and erect herb having hair all over. It attains a height of about 75 to 90 cm when mature. Its leaves are nearly round and up to 5 cm long with the margin being entire or toothed.
Sow seeds in early spring. Grows best in full sun in moderately rich and well-drained soil kept well watered.
Plant care may require a bit of effort, but the results are well worth the work. Not all plants are fragrant, but the most common and hardy do produce a sweet, carrying fragrance.
Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area.
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained soil
Temperature: 70-80 degrees F
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer