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 a sedling tray
Germination will take place in 6-8 days
Transplant the seedlings in 25-30 days
Space the seedlings at 45cm by 30cm
Ready to harvest
Good things take time and care
1. Why are my Tulsi leaves turning brown?
Overwatering is the number one cause of browning of your tulsi leaves. Tulsi needs to be watered moderately. Make sure you are not overwatering your Tulsi plant.
2. Why are my Tulsi seeds not germinating?
Growing conditions like moisture, improper soil temperature, over watering or under watering can all be a reason why your seeds are not germinating.
3. My tulsi leaves are turning yellow and drooping.
Yellow and droopy leaves are an indication of under - watering. Your herb is thirsty. Make sure you are watering your Tulsi plant moderately.
All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended
Tulsi is high in antioxidants and great for your skin. Tulsi relieves chemical and physical stress from organs and tissues, thus helping with good bodily functions, which will go a long way in your healthy lifestyle. Add tulsi leaves in your salad or sandwich because they taste fantastic with tomatoes and cheese.
The holy herb of Tulsi has been widely studies and used in Ayurveda and over the years, scientific research has only proven these benefits to be true. Tulsi is not only packed with antioxidants, but also has antimicrobial properties which is why you will find Tulsi to be an ingredient in toothpastes, face wash, body wash, and hand sanitisers. Tulsi also affects cognitive functions and is found to have anti-depressive properties.
1.In Hinduism, Tulsi is considered a manifestation of Goddess Laxmi.
2.Lord Krishna is said to wear a garland of Tulsi leaves.
3.The British planted Tulsi around their homes to ward off mosquitoes when they had colonised India. This is how Tulsi came to be called Mosquito Plant.
Tulsi requires fertile, loamy soil that has good draining properties.
Tulsi plant grows best when it gets 4 hours of direct sunlight in a day.
Water Tulsi only when you find that the topmost layer is dry to touch.
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