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I am growing sweet basil from seed, the plants are about 3-4 inches tall and until last week, large very green fragrant leaves, all of a sudden they are going from very green to light green almost yellow and are now wilting, what causes this, I water them regulary, they are in full sun in a greenhouse and I have started feeding them once a week, what am I doing wrong.



could they be over watered and if the compost is decent souldn't need feeding

26 May, 2011


As Pamg says, they shouldn't need much feeding if the compost is of good quality. Over-watering is the likely cause; a good soaking occasionally is much better than little and often to promote good strong root growth.

26 May, 2011

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