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Q.Can I Reuse The Soil In Planter From Basil Plants That Had Downey Mildew To Plant New Basil Plants In?

Zone 34480 | Anonymous added on May 16, 2021 | Answered

The basil plants I had planted in a planter outside got infected with downey mildew. I got rid of the infected plants. Can I plant new basil plants in this same soil?

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Answered on May 20, 2021

It's best not to use the soil unless it is sterilized first. Here's a helpful article:

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