Basil Plants
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Black Spots on Basil Leaves

Anonymous added on August 27, 2011 | Answered

We found numerous black spots on our basil leaves. We were going to harvest for drying. Are they safe to dry and use, or for freezing?

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Nikki
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Answered on August 28, 2011

They are safe to eat. It is a fungus called black spot. It will not harm you and should not affect the flavor.

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