French Basil

Annual grass production- 40 tons

French basil is an annual herb that grows up to 50cm in height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1990 A.D. especially in the Terai region of Nepal.

Propagation by seeds. March is growing season. Seedlings are raised in nursery (February). First harvesting starts three months after transplantation. Second harvesting after two months.