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Kansas City
May 23, 2020 7:57 AM CST
Help! My basil plants seem to do fine then start to wilt. What is happening?
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Name: one-eye-luke US.Vet.
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May 23, 2020 8:14 AM CST
You have to let the soil dry well before watering, because if you double water basil, it will wilt. Here's a photo of my basil I have growing now. I let the container get very light weight before watering. I give them a dry time between the waterings. These are in one gallon pots and I watered them this morning. After watering they are heavy with weight and will be good for about 5 to 7 days. .
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