Basil Plants

Harvesting Sweet Basil


bfarley added on May 17, 2011 | Answered

How do you know when Sweet Basil is ready to be harvested?


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
Nikki
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 18, 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

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Basil Plants

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.