Basil Plants

Harvesting


Anonymous added on March 25, 2011 | Answered

How do you know when to harvest your basil?


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Nikki
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Answered on March 26, 2011

You should start pinching your basil as soon as it about 6" tall. Just pinch off the tips of the branches (and use them in a recipe) and continue to do so through the season. This article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/hgen/making-herbs-bigger-through-pinching-and-harvesting.htm

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