Basil Plants

Basil in Winter


ddeefrog@aol.com added on October 20, 2011 | Answered

Do I dig up my basil or cut back below leaves for winter?


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Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on October 22, 2011

Basil is a rather short lived annual. You can expect it only to survive the summer and after that it will get woody. It is best to start a new plant for winter to grow indoors (so, yes, you will need to grow it indoors for winter.)

Here are some articles to help you with your basil plant and future basil plants: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/how-to-grow-basil-plants.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/growing-basil-seeds.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/propagating-basil.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/information-on-how-to-grow-basil-indoors.htm

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