What temperatures will basil tolerate? I live in South West Va. ; winters can be below freezing.
Is Basil Hardy in S.W. VA?
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Basil is a rather short lived annual. You can expect it only to survive the summer and after that it will get woody. It is best to start a new plant for winter to grow indoors. Here are some articles to help you with your basil plant and future basil plants: