Green Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

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Green Holy Basil, scientifically known as Ocimum tenuiflorum, a sacred herb that will add a touch of spiritual and culinary significance to your garden. With its vibrant green leaves and intoxicating fragrance, this basil variety exudes a sense of reverence and flavor. Growing up to 1 to 2 feet tall, it forms a lovely bushy plant, perfect for harvesting fresh basil leaves for cooking or making herbal teas.

Green Holy Basil is a favorite of pollinators, attracting bees and butterflies with its small, purple flowers that produce nectar. In many cultures, this basil is considered sacred and is used in religious ceremonies and traditional medicine. Ideal for herb gardens, vegetable gardens, and containers, this versatile herb thrives in well-drained soil and full sun.

Embrace the spiritual and culinary significance of Green Holy Basil and elevate your garden with this sacred and flavorful herb, while supporting the well-being of pollinators in your garden ecosystem.

Fun Facts:

    • Botanical Name: Ocimum Tenuiflorum
    • Height: 12-24
    • Life Cycle: Herb - Perennial
    • Color: White/Mauve
    • Bloom Season: Spring/Fall
    • Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
    • Hardiness Zones: 10-11

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Green Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Green Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. By using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!