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Basil Persian (Rayhan) 40-50 CM | Fresh Outdoor Plants

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Basil Persian, also known as Rayhan, is a fragrant and flavorful herb used in various culinary dishes. With its distinct aroma and delicate leaves, Persian Basil adds a unique flavor profile to salads, sauces, and meat dishes. Easy to grow both indoors and outdoors, Rayhan thrives in warm, sunny conditions with well-drained soil. Whether used fresh or dried, Persian Basil is a versatile herb that enhances the taste of many dishes, making it a popular choice among home cooks and chefs alike.

Plant care:

  • Light: Understand the light requirements of your plant. Some plants thrive in direct sunlight, while others prefer indirect or low light conditions. Place your plant in a location that matches its light preferences.

  • Watering: Water your plants appropriately, considering factors like soil type, humidity levels, and the plant's specific needs. Overwatering can lead to root rot, while underwatering can cause wilting and dehydration. Check the soil moisture regularly and water when the top inch of soil feels dry.

  • Soil: Use well-draining soil appropriate for your plant type. Different plants have different soil requirements, so choose a soil mix that suits your plant's needs. Avoid compacted or waterlogged soil, as it can suffocate the roots.

  • Fertilization: Feed your plants with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season to provide essential nutrients for healthy growth. Follow the instructions on the fertilizer package for the appropriate dosage and frequency of application.

  • Pruning: Regularly prune your plants to remove dead or damaged foliage, encourage new growth, and maintain a desirable shape. Use clean, sharp pruning shears to make precise cuts and prevent the spread of diseases.

  • Pest and Disease Control: Monitor your plants for signs of pests, such as aphids, mealybugs, or spider mites, and diseases like powdery mildew or fungal infections. Treat infestations promptly with organic or chemical insecticides, fungicides, or miticides, depending on the severity of the problem.

  • Humidity: Some plants, especially tropical species, require higher humidity levels to thrive. Increase humidity by misting the leaves, placing a humidifier nearby, or grouping plants together to create a microclimate of higher humidity.

  • Temperature: Maintain suitable temperature conditions for your plants. Most indoor plants prefer temperatures between 65°F to 75°F (18°C to 24°C) during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. Avoid exposing plants to extreme temperature fluctuations or drafts.

  • Repotting: Repot your plants as needed to provide them with adequate space for root growth. Choose a slightly larger pot with drainage holes and fresh potting soil when repotting. Repotting is typically done every 1-2 years or when the plant outgrows its current container.