Krishna Tulsi, Ocimum Sanctum, 4in potted plant, Organic, GMO Free
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Krishna Tulsi also known as Ocimum sanctum, holy basil, or tulasi (also spelled thulasi), is an aromatic plant in the family Lamiaceae which is native to the Indian subcontinent and widespread as a cultivated plant throughout the Southeast Asian tropics. It is an erect, many branched subshrub, 30–60 cm (12–24 in) tall with hairy stems and simple phyllotaxic green or purple leaves that are strongly scented.
Origination: Native to the Indian subcontinent
Tulasi leafs are an essential part in the worship of Vishnu and his avatars, including Krishna and Rama, and other male Vaishnava deities such as Hanuman, Balarama, Garuda and many others.
Height: 30–60 cm (12–24 in)
Hardiness: Zone 9-10
Flower Color: Purple
Characteristics: Leaves have petioles and are ovate, up to 5 cm (2.0 in) long, usually slightly toothed. The flowers are purplish in elongate racemes in close whorls.
Uses: used in worships in Hinduism