The basil plant, often referred to as the queen of medicinal plants, is a must have in any Hindu home. Almost all Hindus respect the basil plant and take care that it is not destroyed. Today we will learn how to take care of the basil plant and how to save it from extinction.
- In summer, increase the number of basil watering. If you don’t do this, the plant will wilt and die.
- Avoid watering the plant with hot water in summer as it will increase the temperature of the plant.
- The basil plant grows in warm temperatures. Due to its elasticity it can grow in both tropical and subtropical regions.
- Basil plants need at least six to eight hours of sunlight and temperature throughout the day.
- For good basil growth, choose a location that receives the most sunlight. But if the temperature is high, please bring it indoors to avoid sunlight.
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- Basil plants prefer sandy loam soil with lots of organic matter, which is great.
- Longer days and higher temperatures are good growing conditions for basil plants.
- A little pruning of the leaves helps prevent infections inside and outside the plant.
- Once a week, cut the roots with a sharp knife to help the plant carry nutrients from the roots to the top of the plant.
- Try to keep the seedlings at high temperatures but not at high temperatures, care should be taken as this can negatively affect the plants.
(Information provided here is based on assumptions and general information.)