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Q.Basil base leafs falling off

Zone Roseville | Pinku no buta added on July 8, 2017 | Answered

I do not know if this is normal or not but I am growing this Genovese basil plant for about 2 months now and all of a sudden one of the base leafs falls off. On the second base leaf which hasn’t fallen yet had this strange grey spot as showed in the pictures. I would just like some advice on how I can help my basil and what the heck is happing to the base leaves.

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Answered on July 9, 2017

These first two leaves are called cotyledons and it is perfectly normal for them to fall off. This article will help


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