Flowering Basil - Knowledgebase Question

dallas, Te
Question by npriolo
July 4, 2010
Should I cut the flowers off the top of basil plants or leave it on there?
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Answer from NGA
July 4, 2010

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Cut off the flowers as soon as they appear. If you allow them to remain your basil plants will set seeds and die. If you keep the flowers cut off, your plants will continue to develop leaves. Enjoy your basil!

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