My basil plant

marcky97October 16, 2011

Hey what's up

This is my basil, I know that it isn't the best looking one but it seems healthier than ever. I just need your suggestions to make it have bigger and bushier leaves. For some odd reason, the top of one plant is dead while some part of it is not dead. Also, I know that they are too close together, I just sprinkled the seeds when I started it.

Here are my saplings, 2 are doing well while the other 2 aren't doing well. I'm planning to transfer those to the outside and not in a pot, although I've been putting it off for a while now. I also noticed that I placed the other 2 saplings too close again, so I ask what to do about it. I was thinking that I just place one farther from the other but still in the same pot. I only have those 2 sadly. One last thing, when should I do my first prune?

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Tiffany, purpleinopp GardenWeb, Z8b Opp, AL(8B AL)

Here are your pics.

    Bookmark   October 17, 2011 at 9:34AM
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fatamorgana2121(Zone 5/6)

Harden your plant off and get it into some real sunlight. If you are planning on moving it outdoors, wait until you've hardened the plant off and them do some pruning. Pampered (and not very robust) house bound plants sometimes loose some leaves when moved outdoors or can get broken in the wind. See how it fares and go from there.


    Bookmark   October 17, 2011 at 2:18PM
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