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Basil plant sprayed with bug spray

Posted by cindy0425 none (My Page) on
Sun, Nov 17, 13 at 18:41

My husband was spraying the windowsill with bug spray but forgot to move the basil and thyme plants. Are these still edible if I wash them?

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RE: Basil plant sprayed with bug spray

Oh my! That's too bad. I wouldn't eat them at all; what I can suggest is to try and remove the parts or the tops that were accidentally sprayed and flush the pots with lots of water in case any of it got on the soil. In a few weeks when they grow back, they should once more be edible. Good luck.

RE: Basil plant sprayed with bug spray

I wouldn't eat them ever. Time to start new basil in my opinion.


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