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Herb, Holy Basil

Herb, Holy Basil

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Also known as Tulsi or sacred basil, this basil has an entirely different aromatic profile from the Italian basil used in pesto for instance (like our Genovese basil). In fact, they are different species. Sacred basil is used as a culinary herb as well as a medicinal one (traditionally in Ayurvedic medicine).

+/- 300 Seeds

Certified organic by Quebec Vrai

Growing recommendations

Holy basil can be seeded indoors and transplant- ed it to the garden in the late spring to mid-summer or seeded directly in the garden in June.

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We're trialing and breeding new varieties!

This is the most challenging and thrilling part of our work.

The trialing allows us to test varieties of a same species side by side and determine which one(s) taste and perform the best.


Breeding and variety maintenance means selecting for traits that are desirable such as flavor, texture, disease resitance, earliness and hardiness, just to mention a few.

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