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Holy Basil
Scientific Name: Ocimum sanctum L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 7-10

Frost Tolerance: Tender in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Tropical Asia

Growth Habits: Annual herb, up to 18 inches tall (45 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Seeds

This plant is considered sacred by the hindus. The leaves are delicious in salad and are said to have many health benefits.

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