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Q.Is it ok to eat basil leaves spotted with rust?

Zone 5,I believe! NW CT. | Summer Noel added on September 19, 2014 | Answered

There are no raised bumps underneath! Leaves were fIne until the end of summer!

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Answered on September 21, 2014

Unless you know for sure what the infectious agent is, I wouldn't eat the leaves. And of course, certainly don't eat if you've sprayed with a chemicals. This article on basil diseases may be useful to you: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/basil/basil-diseases.htm

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