Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!
Terrace or balcony
One step at a time, with a lil water and light.
Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil
Space the seedlings at 30cm by 30cm
Germination will take place in 8-10 days
Harvest in 55-60 days from sowing
Good things take time and care
1. Why is my herb dying?
Always look for the early signs of any insect/fungal/ any other infections. Spay appropriate fungicides or pesticides as soon as any symptoms of such diseases are spotted. Watch out for snails and slugs.
2. Why is my herb not growing?
Herbs are cool season plants. They struggle to grow in hot climatic situations. Also waterlogging in the soil is also harmful to plants. Use well drained potting soil for growing your herbs.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Basil has been used for centuries for better digestion, skin benefits, and diabets manageement. Basil was also believed to be instrumental in fighting depression and it supports liver function and detoxifies the body.
Apart from its distinctive taste, the basil is rich in beta carotene, Vitamin A, Calcium and manganese. Basil also supplies beneficial plant compounds that have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and other health properties
1.It is believed that basil has origins in India, but the herb has been cultivated for over 5,000 with its reach spreading to all corners of the globe.
2.It was used as an antidote for snake bites, and was believed to give strength during religious fasting.
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Purple Basil leaves have a beautiful, coppery glow and clove-like, slightly spicy flavour. Use them in salads, for pesto or preserved in oils and vinegars.
Water regularly – basil likes to stay moist and requires approximately 1 inch of water every week. Water deeply at least once a week to keep roots growing deep and the soil moist. Basil growing in containers will need more frequent watering.
With its slightly milder flavor than ordinary sweet basil, and can generally be substituted for standard basil in any recipe. It has a rich, deep purple color with green veins making it a striking to use fresh.
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