Kaphrao (Holy Basil)
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Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)
Water deeply at least once a week to keep roots growing deep and the soil moist
Plant in a planter that has at least 24 inches deep
Plant the seedlings roughly 6-12 inches apart
This green leafy plant, also known as Ocimum sanctum L. and tulsi, is native to Southeast Asia
Holy basil has a history within Indian medicine as a treatment for many conditions, from eye diseases to ringworms. From the leaves to the seed, holy basil is considered a tonic for the body, mind, and spirit.