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Prevent Your Tulsi Plant from Drying Up

by aditya abhishek


Also known as holy basil, is a sacred plant in Sanatan dharma and is commonly grown in households for its medicinal & spiritual properties. Follow these tips to prevent it from drying.


Waterlogging in the pot can damage tulsi plant heavily. Therefore only select pots that have drainage holes at the bottom for growing tulsi plant. 


Overwatering & Underwatering can damage your tulsi plant. They are prone to root rot. Only apply water when top layer of the soil dries. 


Tulsi plants require plenty of sunlight to grow properly. If the plant is not receiving enough sunlight, its leaves may start to turn yellow & eventually dry up.

Epsom Salt

Take 1 teaspoon of epsom salt and dilute it in 1 litre of water and spray on foliage parts of tulsi plant. It will help to make leaves greener. 

Pests & Diseases

Pests such as aphids, mealybugs, spider mites, etc. can harm tulsi plant. You can use diluted neem oil to control these pests. 

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