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Q.How Do I Treat Yellow Basil Leaves

Zone Kalamazoo MI zone 5 | 467garza added on July 21, 2020 | Answered

First year in raised garden bed Also in bed are tomatoes and bell pepper plants So far we have picked the plants twice and we have 10 plants in all We haven’t used any fertilizer just egg shells and our compost The original soil was top soil and organic mix made for vegetables We have been using rain water when needed.

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Answered on July 22, 2020

It sounds like the larger vegetables are taking all of the nutrients before the basil can get any! This will be, especially, true when the area is not fed frequently.

I would feed with an all purpose fertilizer of your choice, or amend the soil with plenty of organic material, such as compost.

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