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Please help ID basil problem

Posted by Ricey20 none (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 15, 12 at 16:48

Hi everyone,

Can someone help me ID this issue I have with my basil? There's these strange black lesions and I can't figure out what it is so I'm having a hard time fixing this. Thanks!


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RE: Please help ID basil problem

Perhaps edema? High humidity, wet soil (or potting mix) and coolish temperatures?

That's a total guess without knowing where you live & how you're growing it. Indoors, outdoors or in a greenhouse? Pot or the ground? And more?


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RE: Please help ID basil problem

Hi jean,

Thanks for the initial info. I live in Hawaii and it's planted outdoors in the ground. Temperatures are normally pretty warm but humidity varies here.


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RE: Please help ID basil problem

Plants, indoors or out, even in Hawaii, can get edema, sometimes spelled oedema.


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RE: Please help ID basil problem

Ah ic, thanks. Do you have any suggestions on how to deal with it?


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