Herb Gardening
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Herbs

Zone 33135 | Clstrycharz added on March 10, 2016 | Answered

I recently bought and planted herbs (basil, sage, cilantro, oregano, parsley and chives). The basil plant I bought is already pretty big. How long after I transfer them into the pot can I prune them?

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on March 11, 2016

    You can start pinching back and using your Basil when it reaches at least 6" high.
    Here is a link with more information.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/pruning-back-basil-plants.htm

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