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Q.How to prepare a basil shrub for winter

Zone Peterborough, Ontario | Anonymous added on October 15, 2020 | Answered

This is not the edible plant. This one grows 3 feet and has beautiful purple flowers

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Answered on October 17, 2020

You did not mention whether your shrub is containerized or planted outside. If it's potted, it should be moved to a garage or basement to protect it from the harsh cold of winter. If it's in the ground, you may want to mulch generously around the base, and wrap it loosely with burlap. Here's a helpful article for you:

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