Q.I Have A Basil Plant I Just Bought It And It’s Dead Already. How Do You Maintain And Revive A Basil Plant?
I got roughly 3 days ago watered it once and it’s dead already. I never had much of Green Thumb but it’s still amazing how quickly I can kill things. I think I may have over watered it but the soil was already dry due to being in a store. It looked extremely healthy when first purchased.
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That does appear to be overwatering, and a lack of light.
At this point, it will be better to start over. Recovery will take a long time, and even a seed grown basil will grow faster than it will take this to recover.
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