My basil looks terrible

zzackey(8b GA)July 20, 2011

My basil plant looks terrible. It is getting watered on a regular basis and I fertilized it not too long ago with 6-6-6. Just a sprinkle of fertilizer. I'm about to take it out and put it in a pot. It is kinda yellowing and has spots on the bottom leaves.

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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Too much water.

FataMorgana

    Bookmark   July 21, 2011 at 8:07AM
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pagirlmint(6a)

I agree, it's probably too much water. How much/often are you watering it?
It could be over fertilizing too, I start my seeds in 4 to 1 (aged manure to soil, we have clay soil so nothing grows unless I do) & then let it go on it's own.
How much sun is it getting?

    Bookmark   July 21, 2011 at 9:37AM
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