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Q.How Do You Care For A Potted Shiso Plant?

jaffeworld added on August 4, 2020 | Answered

I have a potted shiso plant on my windowsill. It’s really not doing well. Any advice for how I take care of it, how I keep it alive, and anything I can do to restore it to better health? Thanks!

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Answered on August 5, 2020

There are only a handful of things that can inhibit the growth of these invasive herbs. Cool temperatures, under around 70 degrees F, can slow the growth. Overwatering will slow it drastically, also. Next will come sunlight. These need full sun to, only partial shade. They will not do well if there is not enough light to keep them happy.

Here is an article that will help with their care:


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