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Re: Holy basil


I believe they use it in maybe India? in the temples, they burn it like
incense. Glad y'all are enjoying it! That reminds me, I'll be sending you a
SASE this week if you still have a couple key lime seeds. Give Beans a pat
from Auntie Pam too!

On 9/26/05, james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net> wrote:
>
> Pam, the holy basil is going gangbusters. Don't quite know what to do
> with it. Ms. Fatma says her mother--the consummate Turkish bitch--once
> pointed this plant out to her and pronounced it sacred. Since Ms. Fatma
> was about 10 at the time, and terrified of her mother, she didn't ask
> why, unfortunately. But there you have it. Crushed leaves also smell
> different than Greek, African, Thai basils. Wonder how one uses it.
> Wonder if one uses it at all or simply worships it :>)
>
>
> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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