- Plant Name: Krishna tulsi
- Placement: Outdoor
- Height: Upto 10 inches
- Plastic Pot Dimensions: 5 inches
About Krishna Tulsi Plant:-
Krishna tulsi plant is originally from India but now grows in Australia, West Africa, and some Middle Eastern countries. It is used in Ayurvedic medicines as an “adaptogen” to counter life’s stresses. Tulsi is considered a sacred plant by the Hindus. It is planted in the centre of the central courtyard of Hindu houses.
Benefits having Krishna Tulsi at home:-
Krishna tulsi is used for the common cold, influenza, diabetes, asthma, earache, headache, stomach upset, heart disease, fever, malaria, stress, and tuberculosis. Tulsi has anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal activity while enhancing immune responses in stress. It helps treat the symptoms of metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.
Plant Care Instructions:-
- Tulsi thrives in full sun so keep the plant in natural indirect light.
- It grows well in loamy and fertile soil with good drainage.
- Water the plant when the top(1-2 inches) of soil feels dry to touch.
- Do not re-pot the plant for min. 2 weeks after receiving it.
- Prune the plant throughout the year to control its size and promote bushier and more dense growth.
- Reduce watering during winter to prevent diseases.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Water: Water your tulsi plant when you feels that the top inch of the soil in the pot is dried.
Sun Light: Tulsi plant needs at least 6 hours of sunlight per day. It can survive in partial shade conditions, with as little as 3- 4 hours of direct sunlight per day.
Fertilizer: Use some homemade Fertilizers like used tea leaves or cow dung manures.
Yes, you can gift the tulsi plants on many occasions, like housewarming, birthdays, weddings, etc.