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Q.I Planted Basil Plant Into Ground Over 1 Month Ago. Recently, I Noticed That Some Of My Basil Plant Leaves Have A Dark Purple Area

Zone L4M 6N9 | josieibrahim added on August 8, 2021 | Answered

on them. What is this from? It should be removed and not eaten correct?

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Answered on August 9, 2021

Unfortunately, your photo did not come through. I am unable to see the damage. Purple spotting can be phosphorous deficiency, pH swings, or disease, but it will depend on how it looks and where it occurs.

In the meantime, this article will help you with the care of Basil:


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