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Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum

Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum

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English Names: Asian basil,Thai basil

Vernacular name: Damro

This plant is a type of sweet Basilnative to Southeast Asia that has been cultivated to provide a distinctive set of traits. It has an identifiable licorice flavor not present in sweet basil, and its flavor (Licorice) is more stable under high or extended cooking temperatures than that of sweet basil. Thai basil exhibits small narrow leaves and purple stems, with a pink-purple flower.

Use: It is sacred and is dedicated to the gods Vishnu and Krishna. It has antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, immune-stimulating and stress removal properties. It supports natural defenses against germs, stress and disorders of various kinds.

Height: Up to 3 feet.

Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow

Care: This plant can be grown from seed or cuttings, requires fertile, well-draining soil with a pH ranging from 6.5 to 7.5 and 6 to 8 hours of full sunlight per day.

Sunlight: Full sunlight.

Soil: Well drained soil.

Water: Regular watering.

Fertilizers: Apply any organic fertilizers.

References:

Amarjeet singh Batth (2014). Indian garden flowers home gardeners guide.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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