Basil Plants

Hole in Basil Plant


debbee added on July 17, 2011 | Answered

Hi! The leaves on my basil plant are turning yellow and some have holes in them. Does anyone know what could be causing this? Thank you.


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Heather
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on July 20, 2011

It is slugs. They LOVE basil and only come out at night, so it often appears that the holes mysteriously appear. The damage can then cause yellowing.

This article will help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/facts-about-slugs-and-how-to-kill-garden-slugs.htm

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