Basil Plants
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Basil

Zone Richland washington | Seschwartz added on August 22, 2016 | Answered

Something is nibbling the edges of leaves on basil plant. Not holes and not lacey.

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Alisma
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Answered on August 23, 2016

It could be earwigs, since they will eat the edges of leaves. See this article:

http://extension.usu.edu/htm/faq/faq_q=215

Also keep checking the plants at different times of day in case you can catch them in the act.

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